Wirelss bionic eye being developed at university

Australia's Monash University is developing a new bionic eye that uses seminal wireless technology to communicate with a processor that sits inside the brain, allowing blind people to discern shapes through  a series of mapping dots when they put on a pair of sunglasses.

'Carbon sponge' soaks up coal emissions

Emissions from coal power stations could be cut drastically by a new, energy-efficient material that adsorbs large amounts of carbon dioxide, then releases it when exposed to sunlight.

Smart bandage warns of infection

Australian scientists have developed a 'smart bandage' that changes color when a wound becomes infected.

Intern discovers universe's missing mass

A short-term intern at Australia's Monash University appears to have cracked a problem that's been baffling astrophysicists for decades - the so-called missing mass problem.

Team finds simple way to split hydrogen from water

Splitting water to create renewable energy could be simpler than previously thought, says an international team led by Australia's Monash University.