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'Tequila' powered biofuels more efficient than corn or sugar

The plant better known for making tequila requires no irrigation and produces comparable or better yields of ethanol than sugar or corn. Economic analysis shows a first-generation crop will need government support to kickstart an industry, researchers say.

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30 March 2020

World-first tool to improve COVID-19 diagnosis, free & online

Award-winning Sydney start-up DetectED-X has directed its breast cancer diagnosis tool at the coronavirus, drawing on pandemic cases globally with support from healthcare and industry leaders to ramp up COVID-19 detection.
30 March 2020

How to survive the pandemic with your kids at home

Professor Mark Dadds, director of the Sydney Child Behaviour Research Clinic, has some tips for staying sane and getting along during the extended lock down.
27 March 2020

The hidden cost of COVID-19 to the 2020 Year 12 cohort

In this opinion piece, Associate Professor Jennifer Rowley, believes the current pandemic will add to the vulnerability of Year 12 students.

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