Computing hardware/software

How virtual reality can change the way we see our molecular world

01 November, 2018 by Alexa Morales* | Supplied by: Oracle Australia

The iMD (interactive molecular dynamics) VR version of Nano Simbox, created by Interactive Scientific (iSci), lets anyone visit and play with the invisible molecular world.


Biomedical research — why are potentially important genes ignored?

16 October, 2018 by Mansi Gandhi

Most research on human genes only concentrates on around 2000 out of a pool of nearly 20,000 genes.


New algorithm could improve rare disease diagnosis

02 October, 2018

Stanford scientists have developed an algorithm, called Phrank, that automates the most labour-intensive part of genetic diagnosis.


Deep-learning algorithm controls paralysed arms

25 September, 2018

By analysing the brain activity of tetraplegia patients, a new deep-learning algorithm can help restore functional movements to previously paralysed limbs.


VR app takes you inside Australia's only nuclear reactor

16 August, 2018 | Supplied by: ANSTO

Entering the unseen world of atoms, users will be able to follow three possible journeys of the neutron inside the OPAL multipurpose reactor.


Eurofins IDmyk comparative sequencing identification

01 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Eurofins | ams

The Eurofins IDmyk Comparative Sequence Index database contains 8470 valid bacteria type strain entries.


Virtual reality makes plant science fun

23 July, 2018

A virtual reality program created by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology takes students on an immersive journey through the cells of plants.


Could a computer program treat triple negative breast cancer?

20 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Monash University

A computer program developed at Monash University has revealed a combination of drugs that may be the answer to treating triple negative breast cancer.


Crowdsourcing security intelligence

13 June, 2018 by Associate Professor Tim van Gelder

Inspired by how bees make collective decisions, researchers are exploring how crowdsourcing techniques may help intelligence analysts produce the best-reasoned analysis from the available data.


Millions of single cells can now be analysed simultaneously

08 June, 2018

Researchers have developed a sophisticated computational framework to analyse single-cell gene expression levels, scalable to process millions of individual cells.


Big data annotation tool for RNA secondary structures

23 May, 2018 by Mansi Gandhi

A big data annotation tool, called bpRNA, makes it easier to understand links between disease and mutant RNA.


Melbourne tech boosts effort to map every cell in human body

23 April, 2018

Two new software projects designed in Melbourne could accelerate the progress of the world-first Human Cell Atlas.


Face-matching technology helps diagnose intellectual disability

10 April, 2018

The Hunter Medical Research Institute has launched a web platform that will help unravel the mysteries behind undiagnosed intellectual disabilities in children.


Clinical trials centre adopts unified data management platform

09 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Medidata Solutions Inc

The NHMRC Clinical Trial Centre will use technology company Medidata's unified platform and analytics for all major new studies starting in 2018.


Lims1 OmniMobile platform

01 April, 2018 | Supplied by: LTech Australia Pty Ltd

Lims1 OmniMobile is a platform to enable Lims1 mobile applications, providing laboratories with off-site solutions to streamline workflow processes.


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