Yamaha’s new motorcycle-riding robot has called out nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi.

The Australian Academy of Science has become the latest major institution to offload its fossil fuel investments.

British engineers have unveiled the world’s first sonic tractor beam – a device that can lift and move objects using sound waves.

Advanced equipment at a new research facility launched this week will allow scientists to better understand the relationship between the wind, ocean and sky.

The chairman of BHP Billiton says the company remains “robust and resilient”, despite taking a battering in recent months.

Profit shifting has led to big costs for Chevron, with the Supreme Court ruling it must pay $322 million to catch up on its tax-dodging.

Australian bio-engineers have discovered two new methane-eating organisms that could help clean up anything from gassy coal operations to cattle farms.

Australia has a new chief scientist, in a move some say will open up debate about nuclear energy.

Neuro-engineers have successfully enabled an almost entirely paralysed person to control a tablet PC with her brain.

A decision by the Canadian government could mean Australia’s 70 F-35A jets cost $100 million more.

The former head of the Australian Workers Union (AWU) in Victoria has responded to claims of big donation deals around the $2.5 billion EastLink road project.

The Federal Opposition says the Government should do more to stop asbestos-laden building products coming into Australia.

BlueScope Steel will continue with steelmaking operations at Port Kembla in the New South Wales Illawarra region, saving thousands of local jobs.

A Queensland team has become the first Australian squad to cross the line and complete the gruelling 3,000 km Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.

An enterprising developer has a bold plan for South Australia’s Port River – floating accommodation.

Australian scientists have produced a laser device that could create a new international standard for temperature.

Engineers in the US have created a prosthetic ‘skin’ with embedded circuitry that can send messages directly to the brain.

Western Australia is in the grips of the rise of robo-trucks.

The Federal Government has provided some more details on the plans for Sydney’s second airport at Badgerys Creek.

The next wave of prosthetic teeth could be churned out of a 3D-printer.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has some serious reservations about a proposed takeover of ports and rail operator Asciano, by a Brookfield Infrastructure Partners consortium.

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