In the past decade, the Australian government has commissioned data analytics projects worth more than A$200 million. We have little information about what they involved.
Australia’s cybersecurity strategy: cash for cyberpolice and training, but the cyberdevil is in the cyberdetail
The Australian government's new cyber security plan moves in the right direction, but success will depend on how it's executed.
We need our scientists now more than ever to help us grow the high-value industries that will secure our future jobs and prosperity.
The heavily requested video on the wirecard scandal. How can $2 billion just go missing? This story raises many questions about the regulatory bodies we all trust to keep the business financial system in line. --- About ColdFusion --- ColdFusion...
In northern China, scientists have found what may be the 2 billion-year-old birthmarks of Earth’s first supercontinent
A big dip in the Earth's crust may record an ancient continental collision from the dawn of plate tectonics.
Shutterstock What does a pandemic smell like? If dogs could talk, they might be able to tell us. We’re part of an international research team, led by Dominique Grandjean at France’s National Veterinary School of Alfort, that has been training...
If a new deal between Microsoft and ByteDance goes through, the Chinese company may withdraw ownership of its TikTok operations in not only the US – but also Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
When home and work life look the same, events tend to blur into a single unmemorable blob. And that's when we start to forget things.
In a world first, Australia plans to force Facebook and Google to pay for news (but ABC and SBS miss out)
If the ACCC takes one of the tech giants to court for breach of the code, the penalty could be more than $10 million.
Patting, shoeing, grooming, feeding, and even putting them in a stable - the list of seemingly benign human interactions that can confuse or upset horses is surprisingly long. On the eve of the official Horse's Birthday, we explain why.
An EU decision on international data movements shows Australia's rules for safeguarding personal information may need a rethink.
Perseverance: the Mars rover searching for ancient life, and the Aussie scientists who helped build it
Australian scientists have been working on NASA's latest Mars mission for years.
Lets take a look at some of the wild events and bad/ interesting designs in mobile history. Music Video for the Closing Song: https://youtu.be/vomjz_kEn6U Mr. Mobile Series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOZi-7V11k8&t=50s --- New Thinking Book written by Dagogo Altraide --- This book was...
Science publishing has opened up during the coronavirus pandemic. It won’t be easy to keep it that way
Shutterstock Scientific publishing is not known for moving rapidly. In normal times, publishing new research can take months, if not years. Researchers prepare a first version of a paper on new findings and submit it to a journal, where it...
Reverse-engineering birdflight helped researchers create a powerful new kind of drone. Shutterstock We have developed four-winged bird-like robots, called ornithopters, that can take off and fly with the agility of swifts, hummingbirds and insects. We did this by reverse engineering...
Chief Scientist: women in STEM are still far short of workplace equity. COVID-19 risks undoing even these modest gains
RAEng/Unsplash, CC BY The events of 2020 are reshaping the way we live, work, teach and learn. And while we have all been affected differently, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women has been particularly significant. A recent report...
QAnon conspiracists think Trump's 'secret war' against an elite celebrity 'deep state' network will eventually lead to a day of reckoning where his opponents will fall.
Bacteria can become more deadly and antibiotic-resilient in space. And while more research is needed to figure out how severe the risks are, they could be catastrophic.