Sonic advance: How sound waves could help regrow bones
Researchers have used sound waves to turn stem cells into bone cells, in a tissue engineering advance that could one day help patients regrow bone lost to cancer or degenerative disease.
Early detection tech and the battle to change the story on ovarian cancer
Driven by a promise to help women win the battle against ovarian cancer, Dr Cesar Sanchez Huertas is developing new medical technologies to detect the deadly disease in its earliest stages.
One-off cash payments to aged care workers not enough
Following the federal government’s announcement yesterday of a one-off payment to aged care workers, an RMIT expert explains why a bigger solution is needed.
New courses on making cities healthier, more attractive and sustainable
A suite of new free online courses is set to equip urban professionals with the skills needed to tackle the unprecedented challenges facing cities across the world for the healthy liveable cities we need.
New copper surface eliminates bacteria in just two minutes
A new surface that kills bacteria more than 100 times faster and more effectively than standard copper could help combat the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
Aussies got drunk the most during 2020: survey
The Global Drug Survey 2021, released Thursday, also reveals changing drug and alcohol habits during the pandemic.
The future of health and justice is already here
The Deputy Director of RMIT University’s Health Transformation Lab, Nithya Solomon, will address this week’s Newkind social justice conference, explaining how the future of healthcare has already arrived.
Born too soon: Tackling the challenges and risks of preterm birth
To mark World Prematurity Day, experts at RMIT University share how their research is helping to improve the lives of babies born too soon and their families.