Archived News for Engineering Professionals - December, 2021
Korean scientists have built a robotic hand so dextrous it can use scissors and tweezers.
Australia signs Korean agreement
Australia has a new agreement with Korea to strengthen cooperation on critical minerals.
Big firms eye hydro-trains
Two of Australia's biggest industrial firms are looking at hydrogen-powered bulk freight trains.
EDO denied in Carmichael claim
The Queensland Government has dismissed cultural heritage destruction concerns at the Carmichael Mine.
Einstein's ideas hold
Australians have assisted in the most challenging tests yet of Einstein’s general theory of relativity.
Allies link for Pacific cable
Australia, Japan and the United States will jointly fund a new undersea cable to three Pacific countries.
Copper killing improved
Australian engineers have come up with a copper surface that eliminates bacteria in just two minutes.
Mitochondrial donation backed
Parliament has legalised mitochondrial donation, allowing women to give birth without passing on a genetic disease.
AI aids old maths
Experts are working with artificial intelligence to develop fundamentally new problem-solving techniques.
Batteries slapped by AEMC's call
The AEMC has refused to exempt battery storage projects from network charges ...
BHP mandate rejected
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has found a mandatory vaccination order at a Hunter Valley coal mine was not lawful or reasonable.
New site for hybrid thought
CSIRO says it is reimagining the concept of intelligence by bringing together the best of human and machine thinking.
People power new plant
Authorities in WA are putting together a new power station made of the various assets of over 500 consumers.
Prelude fire cause unknown
A fire has shut down Prelude - the world's largest floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel.
SA close to fossil-free
South Australia is close to operating with no fossil fuels in its energy system.
Satellites showing missed emissions
Satellite data has raised some questions about official methane figures.