A way to pack grains and drugs most efficiently
Scientists have discovered a way to solve a problem that has baffled humans for so long it is mentioned in the Bible: achieving the most efficient packing of objects such as grains and pharmaceutical drugs.
Lead researcher Dr Mohammad Saadatfar from The Australian National University (ANU) ... more
Research reveals artificial thyroid cancer epidemic
Research led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found doctors around the world are over diagnosing the most common thyroid cancer, creating an artificial epidemic that costs billions of dollars each year in unnecessary medical costs.
Lead researcher Associate Professor Suhail D ... more
Tracking parasites with satellites
Scientists are teaming up to use satellite data to target deadly parasites to help predict patterns of parasitic diseases such as malaria, worms and hydatids.
Project leader Professor Archie Clements, from The Australian National University, said the research could help authorities in devel ... more