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Unique water tank allows scientists to replicate rogue ocean waves
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Unique water tank allows scientists to replicate rogue ocean waves

An international team of scientists have demonstrated how ocean winds can generate spontaneous rogue waves. This is the first step to predicting the potentially dangerous phenomena.

Product and processing improvements add value to dairy supply chain
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Product and processing improvements add value to dairy supply chain

The stretch of mozzarella, the spread of cream cheese and a longer shelf life for products such as yoghurt are among the improvements Associate Professor Sally Gras is bringing to the Australian dairy industry as it competes for market share on the world stage.

Pushing sludge: flushing waste out of wastewater treatment processes
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Pushing sludge: flushing waste out of wastewater treatment processes

Better sludge disposal could significantly reduce the cost of wastewater treatment.

Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement
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Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement

Combining mechanical engineering with the mechanics of human movement, researchers at the University of Melbourne are working to help restore mobility to people who have suffered a brain injury.

One in three Australians report health problems from fragranced consumer products
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One in three Australians report health problems from fragranced consumer products

A University of Melbourne engineering researcher has found that one-third of Australians report health problems — ranging from migraine headaches to asthma attacks — when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning products, laundry supplies, and personal care products.

Dean’s Public Lecture: Hidden Hazards – Common Consumer Products and Indoor Environments
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Dean’s Public Lecture: Hidden Hazards – Common Consumer Products and Indoor Environments

Professor Anne Steinemann will deliver a Dean’s Lecture about the hazards of indoor air pollutants lurking in everyday household products on Tuesday March 28, at 6.30pm, Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre.