Science & Tech

Woman charging electric car

Hydrogen cars are no economic panacea compared to plug-in electric vehicles.

Airbnb logo being held up in front of a house

Analysis shows most tourist accommodation — be it Airbnb or traditional hotel accommodation — comes with sizeable greenhouse emissions.

bushfire

Australians have endured floods, bushfires and hailstorms and more over the last two years. The government is better aligning policy to deal with disasters, but its plan is somewhat half-baked.

mRNA facility press conference

UNSW academic to provide advice to the NSW Government on plans to manufacture mRNA vaccines locally.

White-lipped Tree Frog

A UNSW and Australian Museum study using data from a citizen science project finds 70 per cent are vulnerable to housing, agriculture, roads and recreation.

truck

A plan to use swappable batteries in long-haul electric trucks highlights how freight is starting to move away from fossil fuels.

Face of a sex robot

If we aren’t careful with our online data, artificial intelligence will take over our intimate personal lives, a new book says.

hand prints on wall

It took just 5,000 years for large and well-organised groups of people to populate all corners of the continent.

Girl thinking while working

If we want to change the world for the better, we need to learn how to act wisely, a new book says.

Big tech apps on mobile phone

New research shows that the variety of online players is shrinking rapidly, although the overall size of the worldwide web continues to expand and functional and geographic opportunities are rising.

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