US researchers are working on infinitely recyclable plastic.

Rio Tinto is buying more robo-drills to “create a safer working environment and boost productivity”.

The CEFC has given $5 million in support for a company that makes energy-saving thermostats.

An expansion of waste-to-energy projects is on the way, but experts say we cannot burn out problems away.

Russia has sent its controversial floating nuclear power plant out to sea.

NBN Co has announced major collaborations with the University of Melbourne (UoM) and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

The Federal Government has put up $70 million for a “next generation” supercomputer.

Australian researchers have developed a state-of-the-art sensor that can detect signalling molecules in the living brain.

Local government lobbies say China’s ban on imports of recyclable waste should be used as an opportunity for change.

A tech competition has led to the development of ‘smart steering wheels’ that can sense the early stages of driver fatigue.

A new centre dedicated to advanced medical 3D-printing has been launched this week.

The NT Government has announced it will lift its moratorium on fracking, triggering almost immediate protests.

State and territory energy ministers have agreed to continue discussions on the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).

The Victorian Government has opened its infrastructure plans up to a public vote.

One large solar farm has been approved and another proposed for Tasmania’s north coast.

Engineers have made a new oil spill sponge out of common waste products.

The Federal Government is loosening the requirements for NAIF funding.

The Federal Government is considering allowing energy companies to buy offsets to comply with the 26 per cent emissions reduction target under the NEG.

NASA is launching a new planet-hunting probe on the back of a SpaceX rocket this week.

An official report reveals complaints about the NBN soared more than 200 per cent over the last six months of last year.

The Basslink power cable between Tasmania and Victoria will be out of action until the end of May.

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