Designs for a new form of high-speed, low-energy transport are steaming ahead.

NASA has put together a team to develop the next generation of modem, based on a technology that itself is brand new.

Figures are out for Centrelink’s call centre, and there is very little to be excited about.

Some remote Queensland councils are expecting a communications revolution.

An Austrian designer has come up with a bike-mounted water bottle that fills itself with water from the air.

The Federal Government has updates its Species of National Environmental Significance Database to include higher-definition maps.

On any given bus ride, passengers read, text or while away the hours in any way their mobile phones let them.

Some of tech giant Twitter’s top brass is jumping ship.

Experts have updated their assumptions of the brain’s memory capacity.

The New South Wales government is continuing to take the lead on tackling issues with the ‘collaborative economy’.

The Office of the Chief Scientist has put out its new STEM Programme Index.

There are excited rumblings in the astronomy world after suggestions our solar system contains a never-before-seen planet.

New funding has been provided to help students from rural, remote, disadvantaged and Indigenous schools to close the ‘digital divide’.

Scientific advances underpin $330 billion of Australia’s annual economic output, the Chief Scientist says.

An official assessment has been conducted on plans to use digital facial recognition as a form of identity check for government agencies.

Academics have used lessons from nature to predict the downfall of humanity.

SpaceX has successfully launched a new climate change satellite into space, but has seen another of its Falcon 9 rockets explode during a failed landing attempt.

Local experts have helped find a way to increase the resolution of MRI scanners, while making the procedure quicker and safer for the patient at the same time.

The South Australian Government is backing new moves to bring more technology into the mining sector.

NASA is giving students and citizen scientists a chance to explore the surface of Mars – virtually.

“Knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch that illuminates the world,” Louis Pasteur famously said, but the reality of modern research is that it often stays in the dark.

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