Happy 5th Birthday Bridge8

Sarah: With nary a piece of fairy bread in sight, last week Bridge8 celebrated 5 years of providing foresight and science /technology communications services across Australia. Surrounded by a fabulous turnout  of clients and supporters at our new King William Road (Adelaide) office, we patted ourselves on the backs for multiple notable achievements over 2004-2009, including:    […]

Help! Where is SHINE?

Sarah: Are you a science teacher wondering what on earth happened to SHINE? SHINE has now been taken to a new level – introducing AccessNano! AccessNano is a unique, cutting-edge nanotechnology educational resource designed to provide science teachers across Australia with an accessible, simple way to introduce nanotechnology into their classroom. As well as 13 nanotechnology modules addressing topics […]

AccessNano in a nutshell

AccessNano is all set for its November 28th launch by The Honourable Julia Gillard MP at the 2008 Science Teachers Association of Victoria Conference (STAVCON08). Here’s a few critical details in case you’re still in the dark: What is AccessNano? AccessNano is a cutting-edge nanotechnology educational resource designed to introduce accessible and innovative science and technology […]

Miniature probes resemble utility fog

Sarah: You may be aware of Bridge 8’s innovative Utility Fog workshop, featuring a mass of nanoscale robotic ‘foglets’, which float through space. A group of French scientists has come up with an interesting invention which is remininscent of foglets. The newly developed probes, which are approximately 2cm in diameter, are particularly unique in that they float freely in water […]

St Helena SHINEs

Kristin: The St Helena Innovative Nanotechnology Education (SHINE) program was launched by the Minister for Education, The Honourable John Lenders MLC at the St Helena Secondary College Science and Technology Centre on Friday 18th May.  The opening created a real buzz at the school with students on hand to explain demonstrations and examples of student […]