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How Australia Is Transforming The World Of Fireworks

How Australia Is Transforming The World Of Fireworks

Over a thousand years ago, Chinese alchemists created an early form of gunpowder. Made primarily of potassium nitrate, sulfur and charcoal, the ingredients were packed into bamboo shoots and thrown into the fire. The idea was that the subsequent explosion of noise and light would ward off evil spirits. A…

Healthcare Sector Playing Catch-up On Tech

Healthcare Sector Playing Catch-up On Tech

The local healthcare sector has a reputation for spending big on some types of innovation but lagging when it comes to back-end systems and other applications. Electronic record keeping is gaining ground but paper and fax machines remain popular. However, according to a study by analysts Technavio, the global healthcare…