New research suggests an old product could give the human brain some new functions.

New Zealand scientists have developed a portable, rapid, DNA testing device for Ebola.

A high-tech and visually-stunning software suite will bring a better look at data.

Australian researchers are seeking a patent on an system that mimics the way feathers help birds detect disturbances in the air.

An international research team has unveiled new fibre network technology capable of transferring data at a rate of 255 terabits per second.

An Australian expert has poked holes in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), following further negotiations over the weekend.

New Queensland Health software could kill within a month, a report says.

Tech giant Samsung is getting into gas, with word of a near-$1 billion deal to build an advanced liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.

The Vatican is taking a high-tech approach to preserving its massive library.

Social media has emerged as the hip new place for junk food marketing, with a study showing that adolescents are being made to spread the message about unhealthy food.

Sexting is commonplace among Australian teenagers, and a new study shows it has become a fairly normal way for romantic youngsters to interact.

There is concern over big gaps in government reports on how often Australians' private internet and phone records have been accessed by law-enforcement, and one city council is becoming the poster child.

Physicists at ANU have built a tractor beam that uses a laser to repel and attract objects.

Governments representing about 40 per cent of the global economy are negotiating against the interests of freedom, universal health and human rights – and the private talks on peoples’ future will soon continue in Australia.

Scientists at China's Nanyang Technology University (NTU) have developed ultra-fast charging batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only two minutes.Chinese scientists have developed batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only two minutes.

Reports say Victoria's corruption watchdog has been running a secret investigation over a botched $180 million schools computer project.

A new deal means Australia’s robot revolution may start just south of Sydney.

Ireland has vowed the shut the door on international tax cheats, but some say it will be left slightly ajar.

 The window has closed for regional and rural councils to point out their mobile black spots.

Australian engineering students have been officially recognised as world record holders for the fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500 kilometres.

The 2014 Shonky Awards for poor corporate practice have been handed-out, shining a light on shonkiness in industries from biscuits to banking.

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