Flooding the night with light affects the human production of melatonin – a hormone that helps regulate sleep.
Three years into its 10-year funding period, iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre shares some of its early successes and reflects on the value of its emerging collaborations and need for national coordination.
Embracing deep tech is transforming Australia’s manufacturing sector, which has faced big challenges, and opportunities, as globalisation impacts supply chains, competition ramps up internationally, and consumer markets expand and demand new, innovative products.
Cloud-based software lets mining engineers improve mining efficiency in mining processes, then compare different scenarios across different time frames.
Diversity ensures better research, better business and better societies, reports Claire Harris.
Peak-proof renewable energy, advanced manufacturing growth and a long-lasting phone charge have one thing in common: innovation in battery power. The CRC for Future Battery Industries (FBICRC) and the CRC-P for Advanced Hybrid Batteries are charging up to take Australia’s homegrown industry to the next level.
A remarkable new material developed by the University of Sydney can extract water from air, and could change our future relationship with water.
Solving issues in water security starts with innovative teams where universities and industry work together.
Science expertise is key to delivering sustainable energy solutions emerging from the hydrogen economy.
The Low Carbon Living CRC (CRCLCL) is championing buildings that will withstand the ravages of harsh climates.
Autonomous cars might sound revolutionary but will only solve transport issues if they integrate with public transport and other vehicles.
Researchers at Deakin University have created an aerogel-based artificial cartilage for joint reconstruction from an unexpected source: denim jeans.
Archer Exploration Limited has hired a pioneering quantum physicist to lead the company’s quantum technology business.
On 11 November, Adelaide startup Fleet Space Technologies launched two CubeSats from New Zealand, marking the company’s first commercial satellite launch.
This week, the Spark Festival’s ‘The Spin on Spin-Outs’ event showcased five spinout founders who have commercialised research from CSIRO’s Data61.
An advanced medical imaging technique is being prepared for clinical application by ANSTO to improve breast cancer detection and diagnosis.
The partnership has launched a high resolution Earth Observation camera for installation on the International Space Station.
An agtech startup is harnessing data from remote sensing to optimise farming practices and improve food security.
New research uses state-of-the-art machine-learning algorithms to demonstrate a link between personality and eye movements.
Should scientists’ incentives place as much emphasis on how openly available they make their data, as on the scholarly articles they publish?
A CSIRO app will survey Australians about their energy use in order to gain a better understanding of the way we consume, generate and interact with energy.
Research trials begin for assistive technology to improve Parkinson’s health outcomes.
Enabling the production of materials such as graphene and sliced carbon nanotubes, with the bonus of not needing to use harsh or toxic chemicals in the manufacturing process.