Energy-efficient autonomous soaring drone
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Energy-efficient autonomous soaring drone

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RMIT's Alex Fisher and Abdulghani Mohamed explain how the flight of birds inspired the development of their autonomous soaring drone, which uses updrafts to help power the flight.

RMIT's Alex Fisher and Abdulghani Mohamed explain how the flight of birds inspired the development of their autonomous soaring drone, which uses updrafts to help power the flight.

Testing earthquake resistance
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Testing earthquake resistance

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Graeme Burnett explains how Swinburne University's Multi-Axis Substructure Testing (MAST) system is used to evaluate the ability of structures, designs and materials to handle ...

Graeme Burnett explains how Swinburne University's Multi-Axis Substructure Testing (MAST) system is used to evaluate the ability of structures, designs and materials to handle the effects of earthquakes, using hybrid simulation testing.

How clothes manufacturing changed in the 1870s
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How clothes manufacturing changed in the 1870s

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In the 1870s, poor families had to cope with increased competition from manufacturers overseas. They had to learn to make clothes in bulk.

In the 1870s, poor families had to cope with increased competition from manufacturers overseas. They had to learn to make clothes in bulk.

Rooftop gardens reduce stormwater runoff
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Rooftop gardens reduce stormwater runoff

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The University of Melbourne's Claire Farrell reveals the kind of plants that are perfect to green roof gardens, helping reduce stormwater runoff in urban environments.

The University of Melbourne's Claire Farrell reveals the kind of plants that are perfect to green roof gardens, helping reduce stormwater runoff in urban environments.

World Solar Challenge prototype car
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World Solar Challenge prototype car

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Flinders University's Stuart Wildy and Curtis Merrett reveal their prototype for the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, describing the process of designing a ...

Flinders University's Stuart Wildy and Curtis Merrett reveal their prototype for the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, describing the process of designing a solar-powered car, and testing out the technologies on a modified golf cart.

Projecting body parts onto augmented reality suit
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Projecting body parts onto augmented reality suit

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The University of Melbourne's Thuong Hoang and David Kelly demonstrate the use of augmented reality technology to project a human skeleton and organs onto a person wearing a ...

The University of Melbourne's Thuong Hoang and David Kelly demonstrate the use of augmented reality technology to project a human skeleton and organs onto a person wearing a suit, to assist physiotherapy students learning anatomy.

'Protostorming' projects at Questacon
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'Protostorming' projects at Questacon

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Questacon's Sarah Clark demonstrates the principle of "protostorming" at the National Science and Technology Centre, quickly developing as many prototypes as possible of ...

Questacon's Sarah Clark demonstrates the principle of "protostorming" at the National Science and Technology Centre, quickly developing as many prototypes as possible of objects that move in the wind, using simple materials, and then refining those designs.

DIY scribble robot
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DIY scribble robot

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Questacon's Tam Conner demonstrates how to make a robot that draws by itself, using a DC motor, AA batteries, battery holder, switch, wire, masking tape, hot melt glue stick, ...

Questacon's Tam Conner demonstrates how to make a robot that draws by itself, using a DC motor, AA batteries, battery holder, switch, wire, masking tape, hot melt glue stick, paper cup and markers.

Beginner's guide to kitchen knives
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Beginner's guide to kitchen knives

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Chef Mitch Orr explains what different kitchen knives are for, discusses knife quality, and recommends how to care for them.

Chef Mitch Orr explains what different kitchen knives are for, discusses knife quality, and recommends how to care for them.

Lego builds life-size model X-Wing Starfighter
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Lego builds life-size model X-Wing Starfighter

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Czech Republic production manager Jaromir Noval explains how computers were used to design a life-size Lego model of an X-Wing Starfighter - based on the Lego set 9493 itself. ...

Czech Republic production manager Jaromir Noval explains how computers were used to design a life-size Lego model of an X-Wing Starfighter - based on the Lego set 9493 itself. And US project manager Dale Chasses reveals it took 17,000 hours to build the 14m-long 20-tonne Star Wars fighter, captured here in a time-lapse video.

 Scotty's pork rind
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Scotty's pork rind

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Professor Tamara Davis explains the importance of fast-moving particles (heat) and the role of a good heat conductor (oil) when cooking meats effectively. Meanwhile, Ben and ...

Professor Tamara Davis explains the importance of fast-moving particles (heat) and the role of a good heat conductor (oil) when cooking meats effectively. Meanwhile, Ben and Scotty dehydrate a piece of pork rind using salts and discuss the perfect crackle technique.

Osmosis
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Osmosis

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Dr Andrew Stephenson demonstrates the process of osmosis and what is actually occurring when a solution is drawn through a permeable membrane.

Dr Andrew Stephenson demonstrates the process of osmosis and what is actually occurring when a solution is drawn through a permeable membrane.

Honeycomb
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Honeycomb

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Ben Milbourne and Joel Gilmore whip up a batch of raspberry honeycomb and explain the chemical reactions occurring along the way. Honeycomb occurs when the bio carbonate soda ...

Ben Milbourne and Joel Gilmore whip up a batch of raspberry honeycomb and explain the chemical reactions occurring along the way. Honeycomb occurs when the bio carbonate soda interacts with the caramelised sugars, creating bubbles of carbon dioxide and giving the honeycomb its fluffy hard-crack appearance.

Ceramic arts as a career
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Ceramic arts as a career

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Ceramicist Charlie De Deyne shares what her typical day looks like with Brainbuzz and reveals how ceramic items are created out of clay.

Ceramicist Charlie De Deyne shares what her typical day looks like with Brainbuzz and reveals how ceramic items are created out of clay.

How jewellery is made
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How jewellery is made

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Goldsmith Minnie Black joins Brainbuzz to explain all the different aspects of her job: making jewellery.

Goldsmith Minnie Black joins Brainbuzz to explain all the different aspects of her job: making jewellery.

Making rock fishing safer
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Making rock fishing safer

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Rock fishing is one of Australia's most dangerous sports. But a team of rock fishers have created a safety vest that allows them to traverse the rocky terrain required without ...

Rock fishing is one of Australia's most dangerous sports. But a team of rock fishers have created a safety vest that allows them to traverse the rocky terrain required without any apparatus holding them back.

Watching IVF embryos grow in real-time
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Watching IVF embryos grow in real-time

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Would-be parents are often left in the dark during the early stages of IVF treatment. But this Australian innovation attempts to bring them closer.

Would-be parents are often left in the dark during the early stages of IVF treatment. But this Australian innovation attempts to bring them closer.

Cattle herding from the home office
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Cattle herding from the home office

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A team of cattle farmers worked with agricultural technologists to create this innovative way of herding large groups of cattle from a computer or tablet.

A team of cattle farmers worked with agricultural technologists to create this innovative way of herding large groups of cattle from a computer or tablet.