CSIRO sets sights on new ‘Team Australia’ missions program

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, will work with the government, universities, industry and the community, on…

Breakthrough technology purifies water using the power of sunlight

A global research team has been able to transform brackish water and seawater into safe, clean…

Biosecurity Warriors brave Science Week from home

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has invited local children to celebrate National Science Week this…

CSIRO maps 1.7 million grain paddocks from Space

Scientists at CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, have solved a farming challenge using artificial intelligence to…

Best place on Earth to see stars is at remote site in Antarctica, study shows

Stars viewed from a place called Dome A in Antarctica can finally be seen without their…

Humans may have reached the Americas 15,000 years earlier than previously thought

The arrival of humans in the Americas may predate the peak of the last ice age,…

How a scientific spat over how to name species turned into a big plus for nature

Two years ago Professor Les Christidis of Southern Cross University and Professor Stephen Garnett of Charles…

Is it a bird, a plane? Not superman, but a flapping wing drone

A drone prototype that mimics the aerobatic manoeuvres of one of the world’s fastest birds, the…

Half of the world’s tropical plant species may struggle to germinate by 2070

Half of the world’s tropical plant species may struggle to germinate by 2070 because of global…

CSIRO and Microsoft partner to tackle plastic waste, illegal fishing and efficient farming

Artificial intelligence (AI) and other digital technologies will be harnessed to tackle global challenges including illegal…

Inexplicable cosmic event leaves astronomers puzzled

A mysterious astrophysical object that could potentially break all theoretical understanding of matter under extreme densities…

Rare ‘Ring of Fire’ Solstice Eclipse – Watch here!

Rare Solstice EclipseIn many time zones, this eclipse will take place on the same day as the June…

Who owns the bones? Human fossils shouldn’t just belong to whoever digs them up

All humans alive today can claim a common ancestral link to some hominin. Hominins include modern…

The historic return of human spaceflight with SpaceX

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida is where all eyes will be watching on Thursday morning, 6.30am…

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