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Scientists Simulate Ant Warfare Using Age of Empires Computer Game
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Scientists Simulate Ant Warfare Using Age of Empires Computer Game

Scientists used the computer game "Age of Empires" to simulate ant ‘warfare’, in efforts to eradicate an invasive ant species.

Scientists Use 3D-Printed Biodegradable Structures to Halt Erosion
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Scientists Use 3D-Printed Biodegradable Structures to Halt Erosion

Researchers at Australia's Deakin University aim to stop erosion with three-dimensionally printed biodegradable lattices made from potato starch derived from industrial...

Flinders University Scientists Use Biology from Insects to Build Robots with a Brain
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Flinders University Scientists Use Biology from Insects to Build Robots with a Brain

Researchers at Australia's Flinders University were inspired by insect biology to build robots equipped with a brain capable of comprehending their environment....

Forensic Imaging Technology Helps Virtual Autopsies Outnumber Invasive Post-Mortem Procedures
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Forensic Imaging Technology Helps Virtual Autopsies Outnumber Invasive Post-Mortem Procedures

Scientists in Australia say forensic imaging, augmented reality headsets, and artificial intelligence could reduce the necessity for invasive autopsies.

HoloLens Headsets Connect Patients, Metropolitan Doctors
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HoloLens Headsets Connect Patients, Metropolitan Doctors

Microsoft HoloLens mixed-reality holographic headsets are connecting remote patients in Australia with metropolitan physicians.

Drones, Autonomous Robots Could Be Deployed in Coal Mines to Improve Safety
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Drones, Autonomous Robots Could Be Deployed in Coal Mines to Improve Safety

New technology enables the use of drones to map and inspect subterranean coal mines, to avoid putting people into potentially hazardous situations.
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