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.

Brighton bathing boxes
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Brighton bathing boxes

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Neil Oliver goes for a swim at Brighton and meets two of the owners of the colourful bathing boxes.

Neil Oliver goes for a swim at Brighton and meets two of the owners of the colourful bathing boxes.

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.

Virtual art program
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Virtual art program

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A virtual program to make art accessible for people with disabilities.

A virtual program to make art accessible for people with disabilities.

Modern silk making in China
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Modern silk making in China

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Sam Willis sees how silk cocoons are processed into fabric in a modern Chinese factory, and discusses the textile's importance in trade.

Sam Willis sees how silk cocoons are processed into fabric in a modern Chinese factory, and discusses the textile's importance in trade.

Magic Of Making
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Magic Of Making: Water Cleaner

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC October 26, 2011

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What goes into the making of the things all around us, the clothes we wear, the bread we eat, the paper we write on? 'Magic of Making' takes us behind the closed doors of industry.

What goes into the making of the things all around us, the clothes we wear, the bread we eat, the paper we write on? 'Magic of Making' takes us behind the closed doors of industry.

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.

Aboriginal rafts in the Kimberley
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Aboriginal rafts in the Kimberley

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Albert Wiggal shows Brendan Moar the kind of rafts the Bardi people would have used to travel and fish around One Arm Point in the Kimberley region.

Albert Wiggal shows Brendan Moar the kind of rafts the Bardi people would have used to travel and fish around One Arm Point in the Kimberley region.

Ancient papermaking in China
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Ancient papermaking in China

Clip from The Silk Road

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Sam Willis visits a museum in Xi'an, where he sees how paper was made and discusses how the technology found its way to the Middle East.

Sam Willis visits a museum in Xi'an, where he sees how paper was made and discusses how the technology found its way to the Middle East.

Using a robot and thermal image to find people in emergency situations
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Using a robot and thermal image to find people in emergency situations

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Laith Al Shimaysawee from Flinders University has developed a unique algorithm to detect and locate people in emergency situations faster and with more efficiency.

Laith Al Shimaysawee from Flinders University has developed a unique algorithm to detect and locate people in emergency situations faster and with more efficiency.

Making a 3D hologram
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Making a 3D hologram

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A junior scientist demonstrates how to make a hologram using a smart phone and sheet of plastic.

A junior scientist demonstrates how to make a hologram using a smart phone and sheet of plastic.

Citizen Code
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Citizen Code: Social Networks

ABC Me October 17, 2019

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To entrust content on social networks is to entrust, without protection, its contents to the whole world. How to manage your reputation on the internet?

To entrust content on social networks is to entrust, without protection, its contents to the whole world. How to manage your reputation on the internet?

Citizen Code
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Citizen Code: Music and Internet

ABC Me November 27, 2018

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Music Could Mozart be outdone by software? Meet the composers, sound designers and sound engineers behind this very episode - they composed the opening tune and created the ...

Music Could Mozart be outdone by software? Meet the composers, sound designers and sound engineers behind this very episode - they composed the opening tune and created the sound effects you hear during the program without touching an acoustic instrument. Internet Is the Internet way up in the clouds? For the moment, Internet connections are located at the bottom of the oceans and our data is stored in huge machines here on earth. We meet a specialist in telecommunication network installations and see why he spends his days burying hundreds of kilometres of cables under ground.

Citizen Code
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Citizen Code: Robots

ABC Me October 23, 2018

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Can robots do my homework for me? A robot is a machine programmed to automatically accomplish a task. But it's not that simple. Meet a robotics engineer and see how a career ...

Can robots do my homework for me? A robot is a machine programmed to automatically accomplish a task. But it's not that simple. Meet a robotics engineer and see how a career in robotics can help shape the future.

Citizen Code
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Citizen Code: Algorithm

ABC Me December 4, 2018

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A few fractions of a second are enough to have the result of a search on the internet or operate any software. Speed of calculation, relevance of keywords: what is the method ...

A few fractions of a second are enough to have the result of a search on the internet or operate any software. Speed of calculation, relevance of keywords: what is the method to follow to build the right algorithm?

Citizen Code
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Citizen Code: Design

ABC Me October 23, 2018

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Did my Smartphone fall from the sky? No, they come from factories. Although before they get manufactured they spring from the heads of designers. In this episode a user ...

Did my Smartphone fall from the sky? No, they come from factories. Although before they get manufactured they spring from the heads of designers. In this episode a user experience designer explains why her eyes are always on the needs of users.

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.

A machine to detect no balls in cricket
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A machine to detect no balls in cricket

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Sam James from the Queensland University of Technology and Troy Cooley from the National Cricket Centre have collaborated to develop a device to detect no balls in cricket!

Sam James from the Queensland University of Technology and Troy Cooley from the National Cricket Centre have collaborated to develop a device to detect no balls in cricket!