Aw Crikey, Mates! It’s Australia Day!

Australia Day is this Saturday. It’s already Saturday in Australia. It’s Australia Day!

Help us commemorate the First Fleet’s 1788 arrival at Sydney Cove and celebrate the land down under with these 12 talks from around the nation.

             Yawning koala bear

The Bionic Eye prototype: Rob Shepherd at TEDxUWollongong

How close are we to building an artificial retina that could connect directly into a person’s blind eye and restore at least partial vision? Closer than you may think. Rob Shepherd from the Australian Bionics Institute shares his team’s remarkable progress toward constructing a bionic eye with conductive diamond electrodes.

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