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QUIZ: Can you spot a deep fake from a real face?

Can you spot a deep fake created by Thispersondoesnotexist.com from real images of people? Take our quiz to see how your cyber security skills fare!

These people do not exist. They’re deep fakes

New neural networks created by Nvidia can produce eerily accurate portraits of people that don't actually exist. So, what kind of devious applications could these deep fakes have in future?

Technology and learning in the classroom: 6 tips to get the balance right

Technology has good potential to help students learn, but it must be used appropriately to keep students moving, learning and working together.

Neighbourhood watch: science makes cities safer and more enjoyable

Science skills like data gathering and analysis are helping to create apps that solve the big problems facing society today.

How science is saving the Great Barrier Reef

From a cheeky swimwear calendar modelled by marine science students, to growing coral on trees, here's how scientists are working to save our Great Barrier Reef.

The cyber security challenge coming to a high school near you

ACA Schools Cyber Security Challenge
The Australian Computing Academy is launching their "Schools Cyber Security Challenges" to promote online literacy in the digital security space.

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.

The A-Z of STEM careers

The A-Z STEM careers list
From astrophysicists to zoologists, we hunt down the coolest science roles in the job-verse for our A-Z STEM careers list. And nope, they don't require a lab coat.

Here are the winners from the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards 2019

This year's BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards 2019 showcased a myriad of talents in engineering, invention and innovation.

Win a 12 month KiwiCo subscription box!

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QUIZ: Can you spot a deep fake from a real face?

Can you spot a deep fake created by Thispersondoesnotexist.com from real images of people? Take our quiz to see how your cyber security skills fare!

These people do not exist. They’re deep fakes

New neural networks created by Nvidia can produce eerily accurate portraits of people that don't actually exist. So, what kind of devious applications could these deep fakes have in future?

Technology and learning in the classroom: 6 tips to get the balance right

Technology has good potential to help students learn, but it must be used appropriately to keep students moving, learning and working together.