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Cutting edge DNA technology to identify Australian fallen soldiers’ remains

Families of targeted missing Australian service members will be invited to help establish a DNA Biobank to aid in identifying recovered remains, funded by a new $2.2 million Department of Defence Innovation Hub contract undertaken by QUT in collaboration with Defence.

New WHO Air Quality Guidelines: what they mean for Australia

QUT Distinguished Professor Lidia Morawska, co-chair of the Guidelines Development Group which developed  the new World Health Organisation Air Quality Guidelines released overnight, says the guidelines aim to reduce millions of premature deaths a year worldwide.

Distinguished Professor Lidia Morawska in the TIME100

QUT’s Distinguished Professor Lidia Morawska, an international air quality expert, has been named in the 2021 TIME100, the annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Crystal islands that could halve time and cost of science experiments

QUT researchers have found a way to grow crystal islands that could halve the time and cost of some science experiments.

New book provides in-depth look at autonomous vehicles for kids

There’s much hype about a race toward autonomous vehicles but significant hurdles need to be overcome, says leading roboticist and autonomy expert Professor Michael Milford from QUT.

Mining waste could be used as an ingredient for cheaper hydrogen fuel production

Researchers have discovered a way to use mining waste as part of a potential cheaper catalyst for hydrogen fuel production.