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Maggie McGowan

Fashion founder
Maggie McGowan is using maths in her fashion business, Magpie Goose, to create employment opportunities for Indigenous artists in the Northern Territory

Dr Joanne Orlando

Kid-tech researcher
Dr Orlando empowers children in 21st century learning by investigating the effect of tech on kids

Tamina Pitt

Google STEP intern
Tamina Pitt wants to use her tech skills to change the world.

Taj Pabari

Risk Taker
Taj Pabari is engineering a new educational tablet and passing on his entrepreneurship skills to his fellow students

Mehreen Faruqi

Parliamentarian
Civil and environmental engineer and Greens MP Dr Mehreen Faruqi is the first Muslim woman elected to Parliament in Australia.

Karlie Noon

Research Assistant
Karlie switched from arts to science and has never looked back.

Shaun Mhonde

Web developer
Shaun is motivated to serve the community and make an impact on the world.

Greta Stephensen

High school student
Greta Stephensen won an Indigenous STEM Student Award in recognition of her passion for engineering.

Amy Gunnell

Mechatronics engineer
QUT graduate Amy Gunnell is up for any challenge.

Carina Pirozzi

Chemical engineer
Take a mixture of logic and science and add a creative twist.

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.