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AI news anchor coming to Xinhua
1 month ago

AI news anchor coming to Xinhua

China state news agency unveils robot news reader

It’s well known that artificial intelligence and automation pose a threat to certain jobs involving repetitive tasks, but now they could pose …
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Saving the oceans one step at a time
1 month ago

Saving the oceans one step at a time

Adidas’ ocean plastic shoes are flying off the shelves

Cleaning up the world’s oceans doesn’t just help the environment. It can help the bottom line, too. Adidas has teamed up …
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The biometric surveillance society
1 month ago

The biometric surveillance society

AI can recognise your face and your gait; how will it be used?

High-tech surveillance systems pose a unique dilemma for governments and their citizens. On one hand, they …
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How to build a better toilet
1 month ago

How to build a better toilet

Reinvented Toilet Expo highlights advances of toilet revolution

There is a toilet revolution under way. While you may have stifled a laugh reading that sentence or wondered what was wrong …
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Kangaroo tendons: coming to a person near you
1 month ago

Kangaroo tendons: coming to a person near you

Researchers testing viability of marsupial parts in human ligament surgeries

Perhaps you’ve watched kangaroos hop along and envied their springiness. This may be especially true if you’ve suffered a sports …
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Bones put light rail on hold in Sydney
1 month ago

Bones put light rail on hold in Sydney

Latest delay a nightmare for planners of CBD and South East Light Rail

The discovery of bones near Sydney’s Central Railway Station has caused quite a fright for planners of …
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Digging the New Tech
2 months ago

Digging the New Tech

Automation and remote work is reshaping Australia’s booming mining industry

Technology is having a massive impact on all industries across the globe, and mining in Australia is certainly no exception. …
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Rail transformation in the works for Victoria
2 months ago

Rail transformation in the works for Victoria

Melbourne’s rapid growth necessitates high-speed rail solutions

As Melbourne continues to be one of the world’s fastest growing cities, rapidly approaching a population of more than 5 million and …
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Is full internet speed ahead?
2 months ago

Is full internet speed ahead?

Australia has some of the world’s fastest mobile internet, but fixed broadband lags behind

 

Australia’s fixed broadband internet speed struggles to crack the top 50, yet its mobile …
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Australian Mines Point the Way to Much-Needed Solar Solutions for the Industry
4 months ago

Australian Mines Point the Way to Much-Needed Solar Solutions for the Industry

Rio Tinto and Sandfire are commiting to solar energy, helping drive efficiency and sustainability.

Together, the world’s active mining operations consume 400 terawatt hours of electricity per year. Because mines …
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