FBI vs Apple: giving up security and privacy could hurt us all
If Apple concedes to the US government’s request to hack its own product, it could end up undermining security and privacy for all of us says Dr Suelette Dreyfus and Associate Professor Shanton Chang.
Superhuman abilities could lurk under your skin
Insertable technology could launch a new type of human. Read more on Pursuit.
No more keys or cards? Technology goes under the skin
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are investigating the growth in a new type of technology, inserted under the skin, and set to revolutionise the way we gain access to our homes, our bank accounts and use public transport.
Moving with the power of thought
A device the size of a matchstick, implanted next to the brain’s motor cortex, could one day help paralysed people move their limbs.
Celebrating women in entrepreneurship
As the year draws to a close, the Melbourne School of Engineering and the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) reflect on all that women in entrepreneurship have achieved throughout 2015.
MSE graduates win Ericsson Innovation Challenge
Melbourne School of Engineering graduates Khale Lewis, Daniel Vandali and Brendan Myers designed a dynamic new approach to optimise toll road travel to win the Ericsson Innovation Challenge.
Mathematics adds to understanding human disease
Researchers at the University of Melbourne have developed an energy-based mathematical modelling technique to build models of the complex biochemical systems within the human body.
For your ears only
Intelligent headphones are the future of listening, and young Melbourne researchers are leading their development.
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Brain in a dish: the therapeutic potential of stem cells and organoids
In the last few years researchers have discovered how to grow ‘organoids’ in a dish, tiny groups of cells that resemble organs. In an UpClose podcast, Dr Mirella Dottori describes how she uses this research tool to better understand autism.
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