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Associate Professor Danielle Skropeta selected for STEM ambassador role

Scientist will help politicians better understand the potential of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in Australia

Past humans not the cause of island extinctions

Study finds that arrival of humans on islands often had minimal impacts on biodiversity loss

How a love of the outdoors inspired David Griffith's illustrious career

Emeritus Professor reflects on achievements in atmospheric chemistry

After 37 years, Julie Steele relishes new chapter of remarkable research career

Emeritus Professor delighted with ‘prestigious honour’

Micro muscles inspired by DNA supercoiling

Scientists develop new type of artificial muscle for use in miniature robots

DNA-inspired 'supercoiling' fibres could make powerful artificial muscles for robots

Potential applications include in miniature machinery such as prosthetic hands and dexterous robotic devices

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