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Agriculture

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Combining Critical In-Soil Insights and Satellite Observations to Improve Global Agricultural
NASA Harvest (NASA’s Food Security and Agriculture program area) and the Israeli company CropX, a global leader in soil analytics for agriculture, today announced a strategic partnership that will give NASA Harvest unprecedented soil insights for its global agricultural monitoring efforts. Supporting a more sustainable food ecosystem, together NASA Harvest and CropX will provide farmers and industry experts with the data and information they need to improve farming sustainability by conserving resources and improving crop yields.https://israeltrade.org.au/2021/05/21/nasa-harvest-and-cropx-partner-to-support-sustainable-agriculture/
21 May 2021 by Jeremy Ungar

Industrial

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Nuclear Power for the Moon
Australian manufacturers could be part of a global supply chain for building nuclear power on the moon. NASA is seeking propo
13 June 2021 by Michael Sharp...

Healthcare

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The dark matter of the gut microbiome for future therapeutics
The Microbiome Data Congress 2021 brought together leaders from academia and industry to discuss biostatistical methods and cutting-edge bioinformatic tools for advancing microbiome research. This year's event also featured a session on the 'dark matter' of the gut microbiome and the importance of precise measurements which could lead to diagnostic and therapeutic discovery from the gut. Leading Australian bioinformatician, Dr David Wood of Microba Life Sciences, spoke about the importance of precision microbiome analysis and the potential of the gut microbiome in future diagnostic and therapeutics in clinical practice. | shorturl.at/grCM3
11 June 2021 by Mel Raassina

Climate

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How to offset your personal carbon footprint
Greener is a way you can connect with businesses that are taking positive climate action and then they plan trees to offset your personal carbon footprint.  This blog article is a great insight into their philosophy that for a systemic issue like climate change we need all sorts of partners to affect change.  Their app is coming soon so make sure you pop your name on the waiting list! https://www.getgreener.com/post/what-kindergarten-can-teach-us-about-saving-the-world
10 June 2021 by Katherine Leo...

Wellbeing

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Plastic waste to be eliminated from supply chains by 2025
Coles is trialling a new ‘bring your own’ container system at their inner-city Fitzroy Melbourne store. Customers will be able
10 June 2021 by Lynn Wood

Industrial

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Innovation in manufacturing and the future of the Australian manufacturing landscape
Andrew Liveris AO delivered The Warren Centre's Innovation Lecture in 2021 at the University of Sydney > https://bit.ly/3pInMC1...BROADCAST > https://bit.ly/3pInMC1SPEECH > https://bit.ly/3itHGiKSLIDES > https://bit.ly/3ixbYkI ...He took the opportunity to consider three important questions: 1/ Where do we find ourselves today?2/ How do we plan to respond to the challenges before us? 3/ How ambitious must we be?Throughout the lecture, he focused on the need to deliver outcomes not just reports. ...It is a #mustwatch for Australia's current and emerging leaders. 
9 June 2021 by Maria MacNama...
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