nanotechnology

Eucalypts give nano-medicine a golden boost

August 1st, 2013

Murdoch University researchers have developed a ‘green’ method to create antibacterial gold nanoparticles for potential use in the medical field with the help of common eucalyptus leaves.

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Malaysian researcher joins oil spill project

August 13th, 2012

A leading Malaysian nanotechnology researcher will join Murdoch University this month to collaborate on a new oil spill clean-up technology.

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Researchers reveal Eucalypt’s nano properties

October 31st, 2011

Murdoch University nano scientists have discovered that a eucalyptus plant native to south west WA has unique self-cleaning and water-repellent properties which could make it a gold mine for new nanotechnology applications.

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Murdoch receives $100,000 to develop a contraceptive for third world

November 10th, 2010

Murdoch University’s advanced nanotechnology group led by Dr Gérrard Poinern has just received a US$100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Nanotechnology stroke treatment

May 17th, 2010

Investigating nanotechnology for stroke treatment

Researching the use of nanotechnology for the treatment of stroke, Murdoch scientist Xuan Le is off to the National University of Singapore to further her research. Ms Le was one of six Western Australian women to receive the 2010 Prime Minister’s Australian Asia Endeavour Awards.The award will allow the Western Australian Nanochemistry Research Institute student to study and work in Singapore.

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