Image

Innovation

Astronaut, heal thyself
3 hours ago

Astronaut, heal thyself

3D bioprinting could let astronauts give medical care in space

There’s no 000 in space, and missions are getting longer as astronauts go farther afield and conduct more extensive …
Read More

Bug bites
1 day ago

Bug bites

Roaches employed in China to take care of food waste

Over more than 300 million years of existence, cockroaches have been through just about everything. In China’s ever-growing cities, …
Read More

The power of sugar
2 days ago

The power of sugar

Mauritius turns sugar cane into electricity to help run remote island

Any parent dealing with a cake-drunk toddler can attest to the sheer energy contained in sugar. The island …
Read More

Breakthrough in 3D hologram video
6 days ago

Breakthrough in 3D hologram video

Chiba University team has computer powerful enough to make it a reality

Though the technology was perfected a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, computer scientists …
Read More

Solar geoengineering project in the works
6 days ago

Solar geoengineering project in the works

Harvard scientists will test viability of dimming the sun

Nobody’s really rooting for a huge volcanic eruption. Ash spewing out harmful gases into the atmosphere and burying cities isn’t …
Read More

The gold standard of cancer tests
1 week ago

The gold standard of cancer tests

Using gold, scientists discover quick way to detect cancer cells

University of Queensland scientists have struck gold when it comes to detecting cancer cells. Researchers have long been frustrated …
Read More

Virgin Galactic aims to be in space by Christmas
1 week ago

Virgin Galactic aims to be in space by Christmas

Space tourism will be one step closer to reality if Richard Branson’s team meets its goal

All Richard Branson wants for Christmas is a trip to space. In the space …
Read More

Right on time
2 weeks ago

Right on time

Ytterbium clocks set records for accuracy and could find dark matter

Just how accurate is your clock? The one on your microwave or in your car might be up …
Read More

Get Smart
2 weeks ago

Get Smart

Chiropractic: UNSW’s SMaRT Centre and other innovative companies are tackling the growing problem of e-waste

In 2016, 44.7 million tonnes of e-waste were discarded across the globe, and the number …
Read More

Transformation Without End
2 weeks ago

Transformation Without End

Futurist Ross Dawson on how greed can be good, polarisation bad, and those who don’t adapt will be left behind

“It is intrinsically human to want to create, to invent, …
Read More