Posts by Simon Hunter
It’s elementary! Time to celebrate the periodic table
It’s a strange grid of squares, filled with arcane codes. And yet, it’s the single greatest tool in chemistry – the periodic table.
Robots of the future: it’s about to get weird
In a just published paper our scientists have offered a bold glimpse into what the robots of the future could look like – and it’s not “Robby the Robot”.
Maintaining a healthy gut during weight loss
You’ve probably heard a lot about gut health recently, words like probiotics, gut bacteria and the microbiome are hitting the health headlines on a regular basis. But did you know that poor gut health has direct links with obesity?
Time to give a sheet about what your car is made of
Vehicular weight plays a large role in petrol consumption. We've developed a unique technique to use lighter, stronger magnesium panels on cars.
5 ways high-tech light bulbs can brighten up your life
We take a look at five new types of lights bulbs that are bringing the sexy back into lighting.
Powering Australia using mirrors in the outback
We're making it cheaper to install and maintain solar heliostats in remote areas to provide an affordable renewable energy solution for the Aussie outback.