Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - July, 2015
The first female and first Australian principal investigator on a mission to Mars says Australia should embrace the opportunity to inspire - and retain - the next generation of home-grown scientists, engineers and technologists by joining the space exploration game.
Studies on the recovery of Australia’s humpback whale populations have revealed that they are increasing at a remarkable rate, among the highest documented worldwide.
Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and about 1,000 robotics experts have signed a letter to ensure that in the future of warfare- human fingers are on the trigger.
A new rail manufacturing cooperative research centre (CRC) has been launched to help Australia’s rail manufacturers expand into overseas markets and global supply chains.
Local research engineers have developed a flotilla of robot boats to monitor the effects of major weather events and provide early warning on potential environmental disasters.
The Chiropractors Association of Australia has been rocked by the resignation of one of its top people, after claims of unauthorised hospital visits to treat a baby.
An international team of astronomers have announced the discovery of a near-Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a Sun-like star – the most appropriate replacement for Earth ever spotted.