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IN THE CAVE OF HIGH SCIENCE

Imagine being able to step inside a microscope, or the lens of a robot on Mars, and walk through what they see … well, welcome to the Cave.

PROTEINS THAT TAME BACTERIA

The terrible consequences for patients of antibiotic-resistant bacteria have caused worldwide alarm and inspired scientists to try a radical new strategy.

TOO YOUNG TO BE FORGOTTEN

Thousands of young people with disabilities find themselves languishing in nursing homes for the elderly. Researchers hope to change this.

TRIALS AND ERRORS

Prosecuting war criminals raises complex legal and moral issues that must run the political gauntlet.

SOUND BITES IN THE SURGERY

From knife, to needle, to nothing at all, ultrasound offers the potential for completely bloodless surgery.

OUR NEW BLACK GOLD

A major technical obstacle has been jumped in science's quest to deliver revolutionary graphene technologies to industry and medicine.

GLOBAL CLASSROOM

Universities are pursuing with increasing confidence and creativity the education opportunities presented by online technologies.

PORTAL OPENS WAY TO VIRTUAL CLASSROOMS

Students from Britain and Australia study simultaneously in a classroom that blends real and virtual space.

FAST-TRACK LEARNING

At the 2013 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix two cars attracted an inordinate amount of attention from team engineers, given they were not part of the headline event.

CYBERSPACE PHARMACY

3-D virtual-world computer gaming technology is giving pharmacy students a realistic experience of the complex industrial processes involved in pharmaceuticals manufacturing.

REAL-WORLD PRESSURE TEST

In an environment that mimics the real world, business students are able to get a feel for the daily cut and thrust of finance markets.

MERCHANTS OF CULTURE

European colonisation is portrayed mostly as an era of brutal subjugation of Indigenous peoples, but the cultural engagement may not always have been one-sided.

MATHEMATICAL MINDS RALLY TO PROBLEM SOLVE

Next time you are stuck in a traffic jam, calm yourself with the knowledge that in the realm of statistical mechanics lies an explanation.

A BRIDGE ACROSS THE TECHNOLOGY DIVIDE

Can technology change the circumstances faced by five billion people around the world who live in poverty?

GUEST EDITORIAL

Teaching and learning without boundaries.