Imagine what we could learn if we put a tracker on everyone and everything
How much privacy would you be willing to give up if you were tracked for your health and safety?
What will our cities look like in the future?
We asked world-renowned cities guru Professor Mike Batty how science and technology can contribute to the liveable and resilient cities of the future.
Using big data for small science
In a first for science, we’re using big data to study small particles in our quest to accelerate novel material breakthroughs.
Bugs in the system: our insect collection goes digital
We're creating more digital records of the more than 12 million specimens in our Australian National Insect Collection.
Data, data everywhere so let’s have a think
The hackers have had their way with our data - in the best possible way. Here's what the teams at GovHack 2015 did with our data.
Stop the junk: why Australia scored a ‘C’ for diet
Over 40,000 Australians participated in our Healthy Diet Score Survey - and the results aren't good.
Healthcare’s technology revolution means a boost for jobs in IT
Our healthcare system is still in a pre-digital age. While the fax machine and the postal service are still used to communicate between providers, a digital revolution is slowly changing the way healthcare is delivered. We take a look at the technology and the IT services powering the digital revolution, and how this will benefit patients and healthcare providers.
GovHack: All your data are belong to us
Groups of skilled hackers are congregating in cities around Australia, and they're hell-bent on forcing government data to do their bidding, including ours. They're participants in this year’s GovHack competition.
Big Data is useful, but we need to protect your privacy too
From shopping online to visiting your GP, massive volumes of data are being collected about us on a daily basis. This process helps inform decision-making and debate within government and the community, but it also raises some serious privacy concerns. So how do we get the balance right?
Powerful new tool produces proteins in 3D
We've created a new web-based tool named Aquaria that can create unprecedented 3-D representations of protein structures
Making molecules crystal clear
The International Year of Crystallography is drawing to a close, and we’re not going to let it finish without showing […]