Science & Technology

Report
20 February 2017

New biotechnology projects take time to progress through the development pipeline making such investments inherently risky. Tax incentives and other policy mechanisms provided by the Australian...

Article
16 February 2017

Australian rooftop solar is now at a crossroads – but it’s all positive. New technologies mean big data can be gathered from systems so that performance can be monitored and alerts raised if...

Article
6 February 2017

The Australian Signals Directorate's award-winning Top Four cyber threat mitigation strategy has become the Essential Eight. They're based on data, they're essential, and they'll upset vendors....

Report
3 February 2017

The Cat Tracker project was designed to help cat owners make informed decisions about the care and management of their pet cats.

Audio interview
3 February 2017

NBN CEO, Bill Morrow, says the $49 billion project is rolling out on time and on budget, despite having to secure a special loan from the federal government late last year.

Article
1 February 2017

For people with dementia, robots can provide companionship, improve safety in the home, and help with therapy. But how can we ensure that caregiving robots  – be they humanoid like Sato or Romeo,...

Report
31 January 2017

People affected by crisis or conflict are increasingly reliant on messaging apps for communication with loved ones and for accessing information. How can humanitarian organizations use these tools...

Report
27 January 2017

Long-term sea level rise driven by global climate change presents clear and highly consequential risks to the United States over the coming decades and centuries.

Report
26 January 2017

This report finds that many Americans do not trust modern institutions to protect their personal data – even as they frequently neglect cybersecurity best practices in their own personal lives....

Report
25 January 2017

This report summarizes how NGOs worldwide use web and email communications, online and mobile fundraising tools, and social and mobile media.