Floods and some fires forecast for the summer ahead

Australia can expect a wetter than normal summer, but bush and grass fires cannot be ruled…

To the future: finding the common moral ground in human-robot relations

Designers who use ethics to shape better companion robots will end up making better humans, too,…

SMART SENSORS MAKE HOMES SAFER FOR OLDER AUSTRALIANS

Older Australians living independently at home will be able to send real-time data to their healthcare…

State of the Climate 2020 shows continued warming and increase in extreme weather events

Issued: Friday, 13 November 2020 Continued warming of Australia’s climate, an increase in extreme fire weather and…

SMART COLLAR TO TRACK YOUR PET IN REAL-TIME

CSIRO’s Data61, the digital specialist arm of Australia’s national science agency, announced today it is developing…

CSIRO’S ICONIC PARKES RADIO TELESCOPE GIVEN INDIGENOUS NAME

To mark the start of NAIDOC week, CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope has been honoured with a…

Climate Driver Update and La Niña update

This is an VIDEO update with the Bureau’s Manager of Climate Operations, Dr Andrew Watkins. The Climate…

In the eye of a stellar cyclone

While on COVID lockdown, a University of Sydney honours student has written a research paper on…

Moon to Earth: WA to host space communications station

An optical communications station capable of receiving high-speed data transmissions from space is set to be…

Polycystic ovary syndrome treatment may hinge on diet, mouse study suggests

The Mediterranean diet may be investigated as a possible treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome after mice…

Bad last day ruined your holiday? Blame your brain

One part of our brains may overemphasise the importance of endings, which may explain why a…

What can online gaming reveal about the real world?

How player behaviour in the massive multiplayer online game EVE Online may reflect real world country…

Tweed Valley a ‘natural laboratory’ to test carbon sequestration theory

An idea to enhance natural carbon capture from olivine weathering to help combat climate change has…

How did Pluto get its glowing methane capped mountains?

Methane frost on mountain tops near Pluto’s equator is formed by a unique atmospheric process that…

Diamond-studded silk wound dressing detects infection and improves healing

Scientists have developed a next generation wound dressing that can detect infection and improve healing in…

Blinded by the light no more: Simulations show NASA’s James Webb Telescope will reveal hidden galaxies

Australian researchers find ways to overcome the blinding glare of quasarsNASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will…

Now you see it, now you don’t: Hidden colours discovered by coincidence

Scientists in Australia have stumbled across an unusual way to observe colour that had previously gone…

Creating software for the Mars Perseverance Rover mission

NASA has commissioned QUT to develop software to analyse scientific data that will be captured by…

Moon’s magnetic crust research sees scientists debunk long-held theory

New international research into the Moon provides scientists with insights as to how and why its…

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