Some astounding inventions have shown the high level of creativity in the minds of Australian high-schoolers.

Australian researchers have created an online test to check for Alzheimer’s disease in just ten minutes.

British engineers have set up what may be the world’s fastest internet connection, transferring data between two cities at a mind-boggling 1.4 terabits per second.

Some health authorities have begun to speak out about the possible damage of too much ‘screen time’ for children.

A huge bounty has been offered for one of the most prominent hacks imaginable, with Google putting up a $US2.7 million prize for someone to break into its software.

Mobile manufacturers and telecoms companies love to load phones with their own software, but it can be extraordinarily annoying when the user wants to make their own choices and finds the in-built applications cannot be removed.

Two champions of a renewable energy future have been honoured this Australia Day.

Research engineers have created a tiny device which can sense wasted electromagnetic energy, and could improve the reliability and efficiency of virtually any electrical device or system.

Researchers in the UK have created a system to model bizarre physical phenomena much faster than ever before.

Batteries made from a futuristic mix of sugars and other enzymes could power our devices in just a few years, with a new standard set by researchers in the US.

A robotic team has embarked an incredible research route, delivering a 3 tonne package to the surface of a comet.

An international team featuring research engineers from Australia has observed a groundbreaking wave movement in silicon, which could bring a new level of computer communication.

A contact lens to help manage diabetes is the latest next-level device to leak from Google’s technology labs.

A recent simulation in Japan shows both how far modern computer processing has come, and just how good the supercomputer in our skulls really is.

An Australian computer scientist has become the first to receive a top award in the field.

A major Australian internet provider has opted out of the National Broadband Network's new wholesale agreement, slamming its service delivery record.

Internet entrepreneur and wanted man Kim Dotcom has launched a political party to contest this year’s New Zealand parliamentary elections.

Some enterprising technologists are beginning to bring augmented reality to the everyday workplace, with research showing the office of the future could be right before our eyes.

A new project will see thousands of bees decked-out in the scientific accessory of the summer - a 2.5mm wide sensor strapped to their backs to monitor the insects and their environment.

A major Australian research firm has acquired a machine that can sequence an entire human genome for relatively little cost.

Research engineers in the US have designed a micro-windmill that yield a tiny new level of energy gathering.

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