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Artificial intelligence links eyes to personality

New research uses state-of-the-art machine-learning algorithms to demonstrate a link between personality and eye movements.

Nano-science device produces 'clean' super-strength carbons

Enabling the production of materials such as graphene and sliced carbon nanotubes with needing to use harsh chemicals.

STEM shortage presents roadblock to Defence jobs

The Australian government is channelling $200 billion into Defence jobs and capability over the coming decade to recapitalise the Australian Defence Force.

Artificial intelligence links eyes to personality

New research uses state-of-the-art machine-learning algorithms to demonstrate a link between personality and eye movements.

The need for science to focus on data sharing

Should scientists’ incentives place as much emphasis on how openly available they make their data, as on the scholarly articles they publish?


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Agtech startup FluroSat infuses data for food security

An agtech startup is harnessing data from remote sensing to optimise farming practices and improve food security.

Physicist appointed as CSIRO Chief Scientist

Australia’s national science agency has appointed Dr Cathy Foley to the position of CSIRO Chief Scientist.

Education report urges greater connections between schools and industry

A Mitchell Institute education report reveals Australian schools lack industry connections.

Artificial intelligence links eyes to personality

New research uses state-of-the-art machine-learning algorithms to demonstrate a link between personality and eye movements.

The need for science to focus on data sharing

Should scientists’ incentives place as much emphasis on how openly available they make their data, as on the scholarly articles they publish?

STEM shortage presents roadblock to Defence jobs

A STEM-enabled workforce needs to expand to support the production and maintenance of submarines, ships, armoured vehicles and Defence infrastructure.


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Following the success of QUT’s COTSbot, the Great Barrier Reef Foundation has secured funding through the Google Impact Challenge to create an autonomous robot called the RangerBot Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. While contributing to the management of COTS, the RangerBot will also allow scientists to monitor, map and study coral over timeframes not possible for human divers.

Find out more about the RangerBot here.

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