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Microscope in a needle an award winner

The world's smallest microscope - which can fit into a needle and is capable of detecting cancer cells often missed by surgeons - has earned its inventors the Emerging Category Award at the 2014 WA Innovator of the Year Awards.   
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National innovation award for ground-breaking water stress sensor

Research Associate Professor Ramin Rafiei has won an Australian Government science and innovation award for young people in agriculture to develop an intelligent sensor which will help detect water stress in grapevines in real time.

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  • New engineering program aims to deliver medical breakthroughs
    New engineering program aims to deliver medical breakthroughs

    A new engineering program which is the first of its kind in Western Australia will enable bioengineers to work on cutting-edge technologies to improve health outcomes such reducing the amount of surgery needed by cancer patients and developing new equipment that can detect people at risk of heart attacks.

  • Leading researchers named finalists in Premier's Science Awards
    Leading researchers named finalists in Premier's Science Awards

    A public health researcher whose groundbreaking work has helped prevent birth defects and a biomedical scientist who helped pioneer a microscope-in-a-needle to detect cancer cells are two of eight leading academics from The University of Western Australia among 15 finalists in this year’s Premier’s Science Awards.

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