Methanol is becoming a cheap and sustainable source of carbon. Currently more methanol is produced than is purchased which makes it an ideal waste-resource for creating valuable products. The catch of course being, how do you transform methanol into what you really want?
Facial Tumours aren’t the only transmissible disease impacting on Tasmanian Devils. Associate Professor Michelle Power and her team have been investigating the ecosystem of microbes devils carry around with them.
Understanding how the brain works is one of the greatest challenges of modern science. With its incredibly complex structure, encompassing billions of neuronal and other cells, many of the dynamics of the living brain remain to date, uncertain or entirely unknown to medical science.
Modular Photonics, passive fibre-optic technology that significantly increases data transmission capacity
M Squared supplies advanced photonics platforms to researchers around the world and collaborates with Macquarie in order to explore new light-based applications.
Australia’s most difficult and costly biosecurity challenge
Macquarie has been collaborating with Sydney Water for more than two decades on ensuring the Sydney’s clean drinking water.
Winner of the 2016 ANSTO Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology for enabling colour to be used as a uniquely powerful diagnostic tool in medicine.
An increase in the number of fatal shark attacks in recent years has seen renewed interest in technologies that deter sharks from interacting too closely with humans. Surfers are at the greatest risk of shark attack and by developing novel technologies to deter sharks Hart is hopeful his team can save lives.
Human sewage disposal in Antarctica presents a risk of introducing non-native bacterial species, specifically E. coli, into endemic Antarctic wildlife, potentially affecting its diversity and evolution.