Step over, Tesla. Team Arrow, an Australian non-profit, high-tech, renewable energy think-tank, is bringing its solar-powered race car to the streets.

Government launches ‘world-first’ satellite positioning trial

The Australian Government has launched a GeoScience-led trial of what is claimed as “world-first” satellite positioning technology.

$11.4m in grants to fund research at University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide has secured a federal government grant of $387,884 — part of total funding of $11.4 million — for resarch using machine learning techniques to find the earliest signs of disease that are difficult to detect visually from a CT scan.

Pharmacists, Digital Health Agency partner on My Health Record initiative

The peak national body representing pharmacists, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, is partnering with the Australian Digital Health Agency in a move designed to help increase the number of pharmacists using My Health Record – a digital system that enables healthcare providers to share secure health data and improve the safety and quality of patient care.

ANU researchers get $10m to support study into earlier disease detection

A research project aimed at helping clinicians detect diseases in people much earlier than is currently possible, and better manage their conditions, is to receive up to $10 million as the inaugural winner of The Australian National University Grand Challenge Scheme.

Dutch institute says battery with 50% more energy closer

The biggest energy research in the Netherlands says it has developed new technology that increases the storage capacity of rechargeable batteries by 50%.

Queensland family uses batteries to go off-grid

A family in Queensland has used six ZCell batteries to take their home off the grid, the biggest deployment of the batteries to date.

VIDEO Interview: G Medical Innovations brings 21st century 'tricorder' to life

Getting a truly thorough and complete medical diagnosis from a handheld portable device is still in the realm of science fiction, but Prizma is our closest 21st century equivalent.

Cochlear launches ‘world first’ Made for iPhone implant in Australia

Inventor of the bionic ear and hearing solutions company Cochlear has developed a “world first” Made for iPhone implant sound processor which it claims will significantly improve hearing for users in Australia.

New healthcare app helps claim private insurance benefit online

The National Australia Bank and tech start-up Medipass have launched a health app that enables consumers to locate a practitioner, obtain a quote, pay for consultation and claim private health insurance benefits.

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