Can you tell a Cocker Spaniel from a King Charles? The citizen science projects MuttMix is gathering data on whether we can identify dog DNA just from looks.
Take your teaching cue from the 12 outstanding winners of the Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards; innovating education by redefining the school’s structure and boosting morale for underprivileged students.
The title of Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year and Local Hero of the Year for 2018 have gone to Prof. Michelle Simmons, Dr Graham Farquhar and teacher Eddie Woo respectively, for their work in quantum physics, biophysics and maths education.
The Global Young Scientists Summit has seen a deluge of research revelations; from neutrinos holding the key to understanding the universe, to being in the midst of the Information Revolution. Don’t miss all the great insights – follow us on Twitter for daily updates.
The kilogram is currently measured against the ‘Big K’: a platinum and iridium alloy that should weigh one kilo, but is degrading with time. Scientists aim to have new definition for the standard unit of mass before the year is out.
Before we send off the new year we’ve rounded up a list of the most popular posts of 2017. Take a look back through the archives and re-read the articles you loved!
Who were your favourite profiles of 2017? We’ve looked back through the archives and found the 5 most click-worthy faces… and they happen to be all women!
Data science is slated as the hottest job of this century. Get skills you need for tomorrow’s jobs today with a MicroMasters of Data Science, Adelaide.
La Trobe University is trialling the ‘Autonobus’, the driverless bus delivering students around campus that has huge potential for increasing accessibility. Find out how you can take a ride!
Michael O’Keefe is Microsoft’s Internet of Things lead and has seen the industry transform with new technology. Michael spoke to us about Microsoft careers and speaking at the Millennial 20/20 conference.
Competing on the world stage for innovation and carbon fibre production is now made possible with CSIRO’s latest breakthrough.
A recent study has found a link between our gut microbiome and getting a positive response to metastatic melanoma immunotherapy.