Archived News for Engineering Professionals - November, 2013
Recent research has found that high frequency sounds can improve solar cell efficiency, suggesting photo-voltaics enjoy guitar solos as much as the rest of us.
A new technique has been developed by a team of Australian scientists that will speed production of microalgae – used in everything from biofuels to medical compounds and even soap.
An Australian university-backed start-up has taken home a large portion of the winner’s pie at the Tech23 2013 awards, bagging five of the 34 possible prizes.
Speculation about two mysterious barges docked in US ports has lit up the tech-world in the last two weeks, but guessing is still all anyone can do as the inexplicable ships give up none of their secrets.
The world’s greatest supercomputers still look like crude counting tools compared to the human brain, but a new chip has pinched a human technique for improving the efficiency of computation.
Many will have heard Tony Abbott’s repeated promise that WorkChoices is “dead, buried and cremated”, but the watchdog created to enforce the old laws is coming back – and sporting a shiny new collar.