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How TruSens air purifiers can create healthier workspaces
Wed 22 Jun 2022
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it in healthcare
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science
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safety
The pandemic has heightened our awareness of our own and others’ health, and made us all much more conscious of the environments we work in.
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Duality Technologies and NTT DATA help ensure mutlisource data privacy
Wed 27 Apr 2022
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Duality Technologies and NTT DATA have announced an ongoing working relationship that has helped evaluate the use of sensitive multisource data while ensuring privacy is maintained.
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Tell-tale hints before volcanic eruptions found using AI
Thu 21 Apr 2022
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Researchers have pinpointed precursors to volcanic eruptions, in data collected before explosions including the deadly 2019 Whakaari surge that killed 22 people.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Vertiv drives edge and sustainability for the data centre
Thu 10 Mar 2022
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cloud
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edge data centre
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vertiv
Faraz Ali joins us today to discuss edge infrastructure and its application in industry, and Vertiv’s role in gaming and sustainability in the data centre.
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IWD 2022: Celebrating achievements of women in the Australian manufacturing industry
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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it in manufacturing
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science
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international women's day
The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre has highlighted leading female voices who address biases and generalisations when it comes to a career in manufacturing. 
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From the human brain to the stars beyond: Swinburne supercomputer to support new discoveries
Wed 2 Feb 2022
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servers
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innovation
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swinburne university of technology
The as-yet-unnamed supercomputer will enable Victoria to stay on the cutting edge of space, medical technology, and sustainability research.
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New Zealand and NASA partner up, allowing Aotearoa to grow space industry, minister says
Wed 2 Jun 2021
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satellites
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space
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science
New Zealand and NASA have partnered up under the multi-lateral Artemis Accords, in an effort to enhance space exploration efforts.
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CSIRO: How to get ahead with innovation
Thu 5 Nov 2020
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innovation
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science
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science technology
A new report outlines what is holding back Australian businesses from adopting innovation and how we can break through those barriers.
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University of Sydney taps into AWS to save threatened species
Tue 28 Apr 2020
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cloud
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public cloud
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aws
Researchers at the University of Sydney use the AWS platform to democratise data with the intention of sharing ideas, techniques, and tools so that researchers can work together to find solutions.
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Cambridge Quantum Computing teams up with CERN to advance quantum technologies
Tue 3 Mar 2020
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quantum computing
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innovation
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disruption
Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) is looking to explore and advance the application of quantum technologies to particle physics as part of the QUATERNION project in the CERN openlab.
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The powerful tech helping to uncover the universe's mysteries
Thu 10 Oct 2019
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data science
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hpc
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servers
“Cosmological simulations like galaxy formation and black hole creation require hundreds of thousands of cores connected to each other to run."
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Mr Humfreez: The sheep that shows Kiwis their cold, damp homes
Wed 25 Sep 2019
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education
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science
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anz bank
This isn’t a living, breathing animal but a model sheep with hygroscopic horns and a nose coated in thermochromic ink.
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Heavy duty drones could be key to predicting future eruptions
Mon 9 Sep 2019
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drones
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earthquake commission
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science
“In the next project we will use these drones to study the volcanoes, and also develop submersible devices to study undersea volcanoes."
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Young Kiwi scientist competes at Google Science Fair
Fri 26 Jul 2019
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3d printing
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google
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entrepreneur
At this time of year there are plenty of foggy patches around the country – but what if it was possible to turn that fog into drinkable water?
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Medical imaging equipment market poised for growth
Fri 7 Jun 2019
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it in healthcare
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science
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medical science
The market was valued at US$30 million in 2017, and the value will increment at a CAGR of 4.6% up to 2025.
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Experts: Why the Black Hole Photo matters
Fri 12 Apr 2019
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university of canterbury
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science
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the university of auckland
“We are validating our deepest ideas about the physical world by testing them in the most extreme environment we can imagine.”
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Melbourne Uni & DARPA to shape AI for scientific decision-making
Wed 3 Apr 2019
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ai
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science
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university of melbourne
An international research program will use artificial intelligence to help evaluate the credibility of scientific evidence used to make decisions.
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Biotech on the cusp of a massive growth surge
Wed 10 Oct 2018
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science
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biotech
Biotech is growing exponentially in many areas including the revolution in gene editing technologies which will play a big part in the future of many sectors including healthcare, agriculture and conservation."
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AU behind in robot uptake, NZ named IoT leader - report ranks countries on digital tech
Fri 24 Nov 2017
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digital transformation
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ai
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iot
The report shows how Australia, New Zealand and other OECD countries are pushing ahead in developing new digital technologies.
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Alibaba & quantum computing 'dream team' build new laboratory in Shanghai
Fri 4 Aug 2017
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cloud
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quantum computing
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alibaba
An Alibaba cloud computing subsidiary has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
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Story Buffering 79% ... low quality video makes us sad
Thu 22 Jun 2017
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video
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digital entertainment
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akamai
New research discovers the physical and emotional responses humans have to low-quality or buffering video content. Surprise, we don't like it at all.
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Remote observation tech gives classrooms an Ocean view
Wed 7 Jun 2017
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climate change
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science
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technology in the classroom
"I believe all kids need to have an understanding of science – of how it is all around us and why things do what they do."
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Science is alive and well in South Auckland schools
Wed 31 May 2017
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science
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comet auckland
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southsci
"The projects are fantastically diverse – from building useful structures out of recycled plastic to designing better school ‘houses’ for wētā."
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Nelson biology students work with scientists in the field
Mon 22 May 2017
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cawthron institute
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nmit
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university of otago
"It’s great for students who are making decisions around their careers to spend time in a working lab environment. This is real science in context."
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