A new design for a turbine featuring blades over 200 metres long could see the birth of 50-megawatt (MW) offshore windmills.

Controversial ‘call-in powers’ have been used to approve the development of a solar farm in the ACT.

Designs for a new form of high-speed, low-energy transport are steaming ahead.

NASA has put together a team to develop the next generation of modem, based on a technology that itself is brand new.

Backers are gathering for a takeover battle of one of Australia’s biggest transport and logistics firms, Asciano.

An Austrian designer has come up with a bike-mounted water bottle that fills itself with water from the air.

Experts say using water properly could make Australian cities cooler and more environmentally-friendly.

The WA Government is expected to face a new Supreme Court challenge over the Roe 8 highway project.

The heart of the Australia resources sector – iron and coal – continues to wane in value, and analysts say lesser-known commodities will not fill the gap.

A construction worker has spoken out about the safety standards and union intervention, after the deaths of two of his co-workers in Perth.

A new report says renewable energy could be the key to getting much-needed water supplies to farmers.

Reports say the owner of a recently spilled Brazilian iron ore dam received numerous danger warnings months before the walls broke.

On any given bus ride, passengers read, text or while away the hours in any way their mobile phones let them.

The open cut Woodie Woodie manganese mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara will be mothballed next month, putting hundreds of jobs on the line.

A new study could see power stations producing their own biofuel.

China has announced it will close thousands more coal mines.

Experts have updated their assumptions of the brain’s memory capacity.

A well-known expert says Australia could become a powerhouse of renewable energy

The Office of the Chief Scientist has put out its new STEM Programme Index.

Public servants in the Defence Department walked off their “safety-critical” to protest the long-running public service pay dispute drags on.

Academics have used lessons from nature to predict the downfall of humanity.

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