Research & development > Environmental science

Next stage for research facility at Curtin

11 December, 2006

Stage two of the John de Laeter Centre of Mass Spectrometry at Curtin University of Technology has been lauched by Fran Logan, Minister for Energy, Science and Innovation.

Microbe DIY test kit

08 December, 2006

The Melaklean Cleaner Air Products microbial test DIY kit can be used on process water, drinking water, waste water or recycled water, and gives an answer in 24 hours.

Safety implications of nanotechnology

21 August, 2006

The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) has published a report reviewing the potential occupational health and safety implications of nanotechnology and nanoparticles.

Australians to tap into crop testing in Europe

02 March, 2006

A company has been established in Adelaide to develop scientific techniques for genetic crop testing in Europe.

Screening drugs of abuse by LC/MS

08 May, 2005

High throughput screening of drugs of abuse is performed at St Olav Hospital by LC/MS. Typically done by immunoassay, this overview describes the procedures for using this highly selective and quantitative LC/MS methodology

Glaciers contribute to climate change

11 August, 2004

The response of the world’s glaciers to global warming is an important element in understanding climate change, involving sea-level change and changes to the circulation in the North Atlantic. To predict changes, scientists believe it is vital to understand the behaviour of glaciers.

Bacteria helps dryland salinity fight

05 July, 2004

Australia's efforts to reverse dryland salinity have received a boost with the development of a granular inoculant that helps wattles establish up to five times faster than normal.

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