The Federal Government has been accused of conducting a misleading expression of interest (EoI) process for quantum computing.

The Queensland Government has announced an investment of up to $32 million over four years to enhance the Great Artesian Basin (GAB) Water Security Project.

Engineers have created a vitamin-pill-sized monitor for the body’s microbiome.

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is examining more issues with the Boeing 737.

New technology could provide tiny, personal air quality monitoring devices.

The federal government has approved a significant offshore wind energy zone off the New South Wales South Coast.

A $160 million medical research program in NSW could uncover the next big health breakthrough.

Researchers are exploring the potential of ‘digitalised touch’ in social media.

An Australian company that creates hydrogen fuel has secured significant investment in the US.

The AEMO CEO says the agency has big plans for energy stability.

The NSW EPA is assessing the “largest coal-mining proposal ever put forward” in the state.

Experts say green hydrogen may be the best technology for overcoming the volatility of renewable energy.

Australian engineers are working on new technology that could give night vision abilities to normal glasses.

The NSW Government is funding the refurbishment of BlueScope’s plate mill at Port Kembla.

The Victorian Government has put up new money to address gender disparities in the energy and manufacturing sectors.

Chevron and Esso have both announced plans to address their decommissioned oil rigs off the coast of Australia.

Meta has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool capable of translating 200 different languages, including many that are under-resourced.

ANU scientists have developed a novel, cost-effective method for desalinating seawater using heat.

The Australian Workers Union (AWU) and the Mining and Energy Union (MEU) have announced...

The Victorian government has approved a new gas extraction project near the Twelve Apostles, the first of its kind in over a decade.

The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has criticised Serco, the private operator of Australia’s icebreaker RSV Nuyina, for not adhering to strict COVID-19 vaccination protocols.

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For the last few weeks we have been bogged down in the very Earthly matters of royalty, budgets, politics, humanity and celebrity - all good prompts to look away, up into the infinite. 

Health authorities, politicians and scientists have been slowly introducing the world to the concept of ‘One Health’ - an all-inclusive approach to health that extends from the human body right through the global environment. 

This year’s Nobel Prizes honour discoveries that unwind our notion of truth, our understanding of ourselves and the human story, the complexities of cells and the very basics of the universe. 

XENOTRANSPLANTATION - sounds like something that would happen to an ill-fated crew member in Star Trek, but it is also a technical term for using non-human parts to treat or enhance our own bodies. 

I am Tim Hall; a red-blooded, beer-drinking, car-driving Australian male who has no interest in watching sports – at least, not the sports played by humans.

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