The industry is once again focusing on science, and exhibiting the lightness and nimbleness that were lost during the Space Shuttle years
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Pittosporum phylliraeoides is an endemic Australian plant historically used as a medicinal agent by indigenous Australians. P. phylliraeoides solvent extracts were tested for antibacterial and antifungal activities and toxicity in vitro.
Thanks to the apparent confirmation of the scientific validity of the EM Drive, the research of British scientist Roger Shawyer may now be viable.
JOIN the League of Nations or risk falling out of space — that’s the message to Australia from a top astrobiologist who played a key role in the Mars rover mission.
“Australians need to foster greater encouragement of taking risks and there needs to be something to start people breaking out and launching companies. These are all risky activities but after a long and prosperous period of continuous growth, the country is becoming complacent.”
Australia currently ranks 81st in the world in innovation efficiency – the return gained on investment in scientific research.
CSIRO chief executive Larry Marshall. Photo: Supplied
“If that was a team sport ranking we would be outraged,” Dr Marshall said. “We’re an incredibly inventive nation and we are capable of doing so much better.”