Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - January, 2014
A major hub has been opened which will see many of the world’s leading experts working close to Antarctica, basking in the relative comfort of Hobart.
Parents play the major role in the future health of their children, but new research shows even the exact moment of conception can influence a kid's fate.
Every day tonnes of paper is printed on, handed to someone, virtually ignored and then thrown away, but a new development could see the end of single-use paper wastage.
British engineers have set up what may be the world’s fastest internet connection, transferring data between two cities at a mind-boggling 1.4 terabits per second.
A huge bounty has been offered for one of the most prominent hacks imaginable, with Google putting up a $US2.7 million prize for someone to break into its software.
Research engineers have created a tiny device which can sense wasted electromagnetic energy, and could improve the reliability and efficiency of virtually any electrical device or system.
The decline of honeybee populations around the world is a cause for great concern, and researchers have just discovered another possible reason the vital bugs are dropping like flies.
Batteries made from a futuristic mix of sugars and other enzymes could power our devices in just a few years, with a new standard set by researchers in the US.