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Gold Coast company sets sights on moon

Gold Coast company sets sights on moon

October 11, 2019

The local company, Gilmour Space Technologies, is a venture capital-backed rocket company that develops...

Textile artist shares passion through teaching

Textile artist shares passion through teaching

October 3, 2019

 Ms Leon, who has a Diploma of Fine Art, specialises in textiles and screen-printing, designing everyt...

On the land, and staring down the barrel of climate change

On the land, and staring down the barrel of climate change

September 23, 2019

Farmers are at the front line of a changing planet. But for many it's still all about the weather, not the climate.

Pencil Rocket climbs the social media heights

Pencil Rocket climbs the social media heights

August 30, 2019

Social media is now a booming industry, which is fast becoming one of the main sources for busin...

Counselling call for the Big C

Counselling call for the Big C

August 30, 2019

Mental health remains the unspoken side effect of cancer

The Dish, the tapes and the man on the moon

The Dish, the tapes and the man on the moon

July 10, 2019

There’s a buzz around Parkes and it can be heard all the way to NASA. Not since - well, 50 years ago - has the town been in the spotlight for an event of this magnitude.

APP to make beaches safer

APP to make beaches safer

July 4, 2019

World-first, cutting-edge technology will be trialled on Manly beaches next season in a bid to improve...

Sydney candidate pushes for scientific solutions

Sydney candidate pushes for scientific solutions

May 16, 2019

Science Party candidate Aaron Hammond stood on a very busy corner of College and Oxford streets in Darlinghurst....

University of Wollongong goes Commando for Motor Neurone Disease

April 16, 2019

Grass and mud-stained knees jogged, sprinted and crawled their way across the University of Wollongong to raise funds for motor neurone disease.

Gene Drives could eradicate invasive species – but is the risk too great?

Gene Drives could eradicate invasive species – but is the risk too great?

March 4, 2019

Feral invaders have threatened local ecosystems for years – gene drives could be the solution but at what cost?

Climate change leaving koalas high and dry

Climate change leaving koalas high and dry

February 7, 2019

Climate change is drying out eucalyptus leaves - but a clever innovation by a Gunnedah farmer is supplying water to stop koalas dying of thirst, reports Amy Yang.

Facebook? Don’t like. Twitter? Adieu.

Facebook? Don’t like. Twitter? Adieu.

January 23, 2019

Federal politician Ed Husic is just one of the many Australians who have quit social media.

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