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AI pioneer Geoffrey Hinton says AI is a new form of intelligence unlike our own. Have we been getting it wrong this whole time?
Dubbed the ‘godfather of AI’, Hinton’s early work helped pioneer many of the methods underlying the AI systems we see today.
10 things to know about quantum
Quantum mechanics is a branch of physics that deals with the behaviour of matter and energy at the smallest scale. It has a profound impact on our everyday lives, so what do you need to know about quantum?
Bug off! Protecting our collections from pests
The insects that clean up dead animal matter would love to get their mouthparts on our collections. Here’s how we stop them.
El Niño and La Niña – what’s it all about?
We need to talk about two children who play a major role in the global climate system: El Niño and La Niña.
Artificial intelligence wheelchair puts users in control
A new world-first autonomous wheelchair is set to give greater control to people who can’t use traditional joysticks.
Meet Oliver Shepherd: The science of painting
Oli Shepherd makes it to the Archibald Prize shortlist with a stunning portrait of Jessica Cottis of the Canberra Symphony Orchestra.
From research to patent to impact: Taking our hydrogen production tech to market
We’re partnering with Australian industry and investors to commercialise tech with the potential to revolutionise how we produce hydrogen.
Oh, the places you’ll go (with CSIRO)!
Samson Rogers invented a robot that sorts e-waste, won awards and presented at international conferences. But the real kicker? He’s still at high school.
From dirt bikes to dietician with Pennie Taylor
Come along for the ride as we chat with dietitian and senior research scientist Dr Pennie Taylor.
Secrets to maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and weight can be a challenge. So, we studied the experiences of CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet […]
From curious child to STEM Leader: Lessons from Veena Nair’s Journey
Meet Veena Nair: STEM education leader and winner of the 2022 Prime Minister's Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools.