Interronauts | Episode 11: Eggs to live birth — how pregnancy evolved, Alzheimer’s link with iron deposits, bonobos don’t overimitate, and Cassini’s grand finale
This fortnight Jesse and Sophie chat about breaking news from Yale on the evolution of pregnancy in marsupials and eutherians (ourselves), childhood learning in apes (bonobos' inability to copy silly stuff), a chat with Dr Olivier Salvado about iron deposits' relationship with Alzheimer's, and finally the living funeral of NASA's Cassini.
Tinker, Torrentor, Streamer, Spy: VPN privacy alert
We looked at 283 Android VPN apps and discovered the very reason users install these apps – to protect their data – is the very function they are not performing.
Your smartphone knows a lot about you, but what about your mental health?
Both Android and Apple have many apps tailored to sufferers of mental health issues, but are smartphones the way forward?
We’ve added a slice of ‘deep learning’ to our high-performance computing pie
One of the things we do best is to make sense of data. We've just created the world's first NVIDIA DGX-1 HPC cluster for deep learning.
Data heaven – plugging into our energy behaviour
Our Energy Use Data Model (EUDM) is lighting up the Australian energy data landscape.
Young stars of CSIRO Chile
Our hub in Chile is nurturing some exciting up and coming research talent. Meet Alfredo, Gabriella, and Nicolas.
Friendship Paradox: Our app that helps your friends make you cooler
We took advantage of the friendship paradox and big data from social media to create 'Dox', an app that helps you find out 'the happs'.
Big data, cybersecurity & Industry 4.0 – Data61 opens for business
1,139 registered attendees, 78 booths and a legion of scientists and engineers ready to explain why our future depends on data; it's fair to say Australia's largest digital research innovation group, Data61, was launched in style last week.
The supercomputing behind our superlative science
Meet our latest supercomputer Ruby, an SGI UV3000 named after Australia’s pioneering radio astronomer Ruby Payne-Scott.
The hunt for EMU eggs is on
You think you've got a difficult Easter egg hunt this year? We're searching for EMU eggs in about 70 million galaxies - it's going to be some egg-hausting work.
Euro vision for the world’s largest radio telescope
You might have heard about the Square Kilometre Array, and how it will transform the way we understand the Universe, but have you ever stopped to think what it takes to build the world’s largest radio telescope?