Science

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These bricks are made from urine!

The future of sustainable biomaterials for use in construction, homewares and fashion has some pretty smelly and slimy origins. We investigate biomaterials made from an enzyme in your pee, and a pesky algae affectionately known as ‘rock snot’.

Marine biologist, seen looking at a lionfish is one type of scientist on our science careers list

We wrote down every science career we can think of

You know you love science, but you’re stuck for choosing just one career. That’s why we created this comprehensive science careers list to help you narrow down your choices, or open your mind to new possibilities!

Science careers in retail | A phone held up is showing shopping trolleys coming out of it

The science of shopping

Reckon shopping is an exercise for the brain-dead? Turns out, there are heaps of science careers in retail that shape the way we shop and turn this mindless hobby into something much smarter.

Superstars of STEM Amy Heffernan

All-female science superstars announced for 2019

60 brand new Superstars of STEM have been announced for 2019. Science & Technology Australia’s Superstars program will have some of Australia’s best scientists, technologists and educators inspiring women and girls into STEM careers in an effort to close the gender gap.

DR Shari Forbes, Forensic Science UTS

What is forensic science really like?

Some jobs are shrouded in mystery, or eclipsed by stereotypes. We’re breaking down what is forensic science with real-life forensic scientist, Dr Shari Forbes of UTS, and it’s nothing like CSI.