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  • CSIRO launches serverless 'search engine for the genome' on Alibaba Cloud

    ​Trials of CRISPR/Cas9 are getting underway around the world. Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats/CRISPR associated protein 9, to give it its full name, holds huge promise for tackling cancer, hereditary blindness, AIDS, cystic fibrosis, Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy, hepatitis B, Huntington’s disease and even high cholesterol.

  • Australia's $315BN digital opportunity is slipping away

    'Digital innovation' – encompassing innovation-led productivity improvements of existing businesses and the rise of new digital industries – can deliver $315 billion in gross economic value to Australia over the next decade.

  • Australia a ‘digitally-divided society’ finds global index

    Australia has been ranked as the tenth most ‘digitally ready’ nation, in a new index by Cisco and Gartner. But the research exposes a significant ‘digital divide’ between the states and territories, with Tasmania and the Northern Territory being left behind.

  • Quantum open source fund launched

    A ‘no-strings’ grant program targeting developers of quantum computing software has been launched with the aim of filling the gaps in the nascent field.

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  • 10 cool network and computing research projects

    If you think the latest enterprise and consumer network and computer technologies rolling into your data center and being snuck into your offices by end users are advanced, wait until you see what's cooking in the labs at universities and tech companies. Much of well-funded research is aimed at security, simplifying use of current technology and figuring out how to more easily plow through mounds of big data. Here's at peek at 10 projects. 

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