An Australian expert has raised some ideas for the Federal Government, which may stop billions of dollars in company profits leaving the country untaxed.

They may not own their own computers, but learning computer programming may help many Cambodian children find their way to productive future careers.

There are some very interesting points made by authorities in submissions ahead of the Federal Government’s proposed metadata retention bill.

Supercomputers have been brought in to identify how plants survive a changing climate.

Researchers have sent a tiny motor for a spin, fuelled only by the stomach acid of a mouse.

Experts have warned that Sydney's sewerage system could be hijacked by hackers, leading to potentially smelly chaos across the city.

French engineers are working towards a future where circuitry is not set in stone (or silicon), but can reconfigure itself on command.

The shadow assistant treasurer has taken up the push to tax tech companies, and warned of some dangers in the new digital economy.

Nature has long held the engineering secrets to power the future, and researchers are now looking to pinch another one – the power of self-assembly.

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has again demanded access to metadata to track down insider traders and white-collar criminals.

Maths. Robots. The Internet. If you are still reading, QUT’s newest online course may be right up your cyborg alley.

On a casual night in the lab, an Australian PhD student has picked up a flash of radio waves from a few billion years ago.

A suitably sci-fi looking device can turn plastic into edible mushrooms.

As millions stoop to read the latest news, gossip, emails and cat memes, experts warn the awkward angle of modern life could be a serious health risk.

The US state of New York has made one of the most bold investments in internet infrastructure of recent times – pledging to get speeds of at least 100 Mbps to almost every resident.

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has reiterated its rules about the private operation of drones.

A casual glance at nearly anyone’s mobile shows that smartphone screens are pretty unclean, but a new study has magnified the grossness in the name of science.

The Greens have launched their Queensland election campaign with a big promise for more solar power.

Changes could be on the way that will allow Australian start-ups to hire more staff and better compete with the big players in their fields.

More accolades for one of the people behind Australia’s most exciting medical invention, as Professor Graeme Clark receives the US Russ Prize for the cochlear implant.

As the new year gets into gear, many hope that a raft of ideas and policies for protecting energy supplies and the environment will be on the way.

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