In the wake of the Typhoon Haiyan crisis in the Philippines, the efforts of transport, logistics and emergency management crews are keeping people alive.

The Queensland Government has unveiled plans to build a $5 billion dual bus and train tunnel across 5.4 kilometres of Brisbane’s CBD.

For years people have said that the only real replacement for internal combustion engines would be a hydrogen-driven motor, but that is too far off. Not anymore.

Hundreds have lost their jobs as prominent mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar continues to feel the strain of a not-quite-booming resources sector.

Jean-Claude Van Damme has made a bold show in the name of safety, stretching his body to the limit to advertise electronically-assisted steering.

NASA has sent its most recent robotic explorer into space, launching the Maven spacecraft towards Mars

The Victorian Labor party claims it will get 5000 trucks per day off congested Melbourne roads with a $6 billion transport plan – if it wins next year’s state election.

The expansion of a silica mine in New South Wales has been recommended for approval by the Department of Planning, but will face continuing clashes with activists opposed to the 15 million tonne dig.

The thousand-or-so kilometres of highway between the southern end of the Northern Territory to the northern end of Western Australia may become a sealed toll road for trucks, if a local group gets its way.

Cambridge researchers have gone back to the drawing board for solar cells, looking to redesign the entire system to allow better efficiency with cheaper materials.

An anode upgrade means Melbourne is now home to the most powerful X-ray machine ever developed.

A new project gives any student or teacher with an internet connection remote access to real a physics lab, and all the scientific discoveries they hold.

The Federal Government has unleashed the Productivity Commission on the task of investigating infrastructure costs, looking for the best way to deliver on their promise for significant improvements.

China is planning an incredible geo-engineering effort that would see nature re-worked for the benefit of agriculture.

Qantas has dropped the axe on hundreds of engineers at its Avalon maintenance base, devastating families in an effort to cut costs.

An internationally-renowned Australian microphone manufacturer has given itself some future leg-room, moving to a new site and eyeing new manufacturing methods.

Engineers have - as they often do - taken more cues from the designs nature developed millions of years ago.

A company in the United States has created a small section of human liver, which was alive and able to filter toxins and retain nutrients for 40 days.

Researchers and engineers in the United States have designed a new method for generating electricity, which gathers power from lost energy sources such as microwave signals, sounds or even Wi-Fi.

Scientists have developed a remarkable new system for chemical transport within the body, using nano-scale motors controlled by DNA.

While many are moving to solid-state hard-drives for increased speed in their personal computing, a new method has squeezed more life out of the traditional spinning disk drive.

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