Despite advanced treatment of our wastewater and sewage, microplastics are still being released into the ocean, according to researchers from Griffith University. Microplastics are plastics measuring less than 1mm. “They are widespread pollutants contaminating our oceans and affecting our marine animals,” says Dr Shima Ziajahromi from Griffith University. Wastewater treatment plants have been identified as […]
Providing doctors, therapists and nurses working in remote areas with mentoring support will deliver better patient care and will keep our healthcare workers in the bush longer, according to Queensland researchers. Healthcare workers often need support and guidance when they start a new job, especially if they are recent graduates and working in isolated areas. […]
Scientists have developed new micro sensors that are so strong that they can withstand corrosion and temperatures of more than 500oC, meaning they can be used in extreme conditions such as oil pipelines to detect for any early signs of deterioration. “When used in pipeline systems, these new sensors can detect drops in flow rates […]
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