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Taronga to focus on conservation and science at this year’s Vivid...

Vivid Sydney and Taronga Zoo will be shining a light on the wonders of wildlife and endangered animals with Lights for the Wild.

The definition of the kilogram has been updated for the first...

For 130 years the kilogram has been measured against the 'Big K': a platinum and iridium alloy that should weigh exactly 1kg, but has degraded with time. From today, scientists have agreed on a new definition for the kilogram

5 careers in mathematics that might surprise you

Not only mathematicians use maths! A number of surprising careers in mathematics benefit from having senior high school and uni level maths skills.

Forensic biology star awarded for her research on crime-solving marine critters

Murdoch University researcher and forensic biology researcher Dr Paola Magni is investigating how marine organisms can provide crime-solving clues.

Report finds millennials the most ‘curious’ generation – and why curiosity...

Pharmaceutical giant Merck has measured curiosity in its 3000 employees with intriguing results - find out why millenials scored the highest.

Health data analytics: the best medicine

Not only doctors save lives – mathematicians play a vital role in our health system too, through vital health data analytics.

Harvesting good data with digital agriculture

The next revolution in farming will be numbers-driven with the new fusion of digital agriculture with traditional farming.

Maths and architecture: Buildings you can count on

Geometry at human scale – that’s another way to describe building design,and it’s why combining maths and architecture is a must for aspiring architects.

Here’s how to cash in on the decade’s hottest career

Be in demand in STEM with the QUT Master’s Degree in Data Analytics.

Digital marketing jobs in the age of big data

The art and science of marketing is all about hard numbers –  and mathletes are in huge demand in digital marketing jobs as a result!

One million species are facing extinction and ecosystem decline: Here’s how...

One million species are facing extinction and ecosystem decline, according to a report just released by the United Nations. Here's a list of ecosystem-preserving careers so that you can help make a difference.