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Posts By Damien Martin

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Can poo-powered buses reduce Pakistan’s pollution?
2 weeks ago

Can poo-powered buses reduce Pakistan’s pollution?

Karachi will roll out transport system fuelled by buffalo dung

When you think clean energy, poo is hardly the first thing that comes to mind. Yet the Pakistani city …
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Virtual reality helping to fight cancer
3 weeks ago

Virtual reality helping to fight cancer

3D tour of a tumour improves understanding of disease

While it is a remarkable technology, virtual reality’s most common applications are for gaming and entertainment. There is certainly nothing …
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Second nature
1 month ago

Second nature

Rehabilitating old mines an exercise in sustainability

Australia’s latest mining boom has been one for the ages. At its height, mining investment reached 8.5 per cent of GDP. Prices …
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The Best of Both Worlds
1 month ago

The Best of Both Worlds

Franchising combines the freedom of owning your own business with the clout of an established brand

At VENTURE, we’re all about recognizing and celebrating successful businesses. This month, we …
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Living a More Charitable Year
1 month ago

Living a More Charitable Year

How to raise funds for charity, and why your company should donate

If you’re like most people, your New Year’s resolution involves improvement in some way, be it eating …
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Mind the gap
1 month ago

Mind the gap

Bridging the gulf between sustainability and speed of policy change takes a hands-on approach. Stuart White isn’t afraid of getting dirty.

As the Director of the Institute for Sustainable Futures …
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3D printed hand plays piano
1 month ago

3D printed hand plays piano

Passivity allows robot to reproduce several styles

Experienced piano players will tell you it takes years to master the art. Scientists at the University of Cambridge have 3D printed …
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Movie star dog cloned in China
1 month ago

Movie star dog cloned in China

Trainer hopes ‘Little Juice’ will be even better than ‘Juice’

Pet owners know how difficult it can be to say goodbye to a furry friend. They greet us at …
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