From the frontline

  • Satellites help improve Australian tree crop management

    Orchardists could soon benefit from space age technologies and increase farm productivity in term...

    Andrew Robson, Moshiur Rahman and Jasmine Muir from the Agricultural Remote Sensing Team.The University of New Englan...

    Technology December 21, 2016
  • The faces of remote sensing innovation at UNE

    A combination of research expertise and strong industry engagement puts a university team at the ...

    The Agricultural Remote Sensing Team (ARST) from the University of New England’s Precision Agricultural Research Grou...

    Technology December 20, 2016
  • Metal paint that reveals the rusty patches

    A new paint that glows to highlight metal corrosion could make flying safer. Belinda Smith reports.

    A molecular sensor in Vanessa Lussini's paint lights up when the metal underneath is corroding. – Vanessa Lussini ...

    Technology September 21, 2015
  • A fish lift saves native species

    Scientists are going to great lengths to improve fish diversity in the Shoalhaven River. Viviane ...

    The Tallowa Dam fish lift provides a mechanical shuttle to carry fish over the dam wall. – Chris Walsh Next...

    Technology September 7, 2015
  • Solving the global water crisis with bubbles

    Introducing a cheap, efficient way to clarify waste water. By Belinda Smith.

    This portable dissolved air flotation unit can clarify 500 litres of water an hour. – Belinda Smith By 2030...

    Technology May 11, 2015
  • From the frontline: stalking a feral predator

    More to eradicating Australia’s feral cats than meets the eye.

    If you own one of the 3.3 million pet cats in Australia, spare a thought for the 75 million native animals that die e...

    Biology April 27, 2015
  • Live prawns and gamma detectors

    Powerful insights into the health of aquatic ecosystems.

    Some research subjects can be very uncooperative. When Tom Cresswell started studying freshwater prawns to assess whe...

    Biology January 12, 2015
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