Some astounding inventions have shown the high level of creativity in the minds of Australian high-schoolers.

A new type of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan can take a fresh look at the whole body, to help plot the spread of cancer among other duties.

CSIRO researchers are using smart yellow sticks to see what makes the Indian Ocean tick.

Careful planning and tricky timing may be the keys to reducing the risk of floods, according to a new research project.

There may be no federal money for the proposed Needles Gap dam.

Every day tonnes of paper is printed on, handed to someone, virtually ignored and then thrown away, but a new development could see the end of single-use paper wastage.

Insiders expect China will soon announce a new high-speed rail connection through Laos, Thailand and Malaysia and Singapore.

Some microscopic engineering may make the magic bullet for deadly viruses and bacteria, with Queensland researchers hoping to use oil as a cure.

Some major energy providers have made their pitch ahead of the Renewable Energy Target review this year, claiming the figure should now be lowered.

British engineers have set up what may be the world’s fastest internet connection, transferring data between two cities at a mind-boggling 1.4 terabits per second.

Engineers Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s Commission of Inquiry into a large-scale dredging project spill in Queensland.

A new set of engineering safety guidelines is being reviewed by legal counsel, hoping to create better practice to protect workers physically and legally.

Reports by multiple Australian media outlets have shown a high level of corruption in construction, with several unions accused of handing lucrative contracts to criminals.

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration has ordered inspections of Boeing 767s, to check for a problem that could see pilots to lose control.

With nuclear energy seemingly at its least popular in years, many have begun to neglect the benefits of the power source that never really made it.

Two champions of a renewable energy future have been honoured this Australia Day.

Research engineers have created a tiny device which can sense wasted electromagnetic energy, and could improve the reliability and efficiency of virtually any electrical device or system.

A corporate body representing the building industry says the current workplace relations system is blocking hiring and preventing training, while strikes are driving up costs at work sites around the country.

One man is leading the charge for the Federal Government funding to build a large dam in the central western region of New South Wales

Batteries made from a futuristic mix of sugars and other enzymes could power our devices in just a few years, with a new standard set by researchers in the US.

There has been some interest in a plan to build a large-scale wave energy farm off the coast of Victoria.

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