With approximately 74 million sheep in Australia – and more than a billion worldwide, managing the welfare of large flocks of sheep is a big logistical problem for farmers. Tracking individual sheep could be the answer.
Gizmodo was recently invited to visit CSIRO’s Data61 team to try one of their fabled Microsoft Hololenses.
Our new nano fabric could be a viable new solution in dealing with environmental disasters like oil spills.
Happy 30th birthday Double Helix Magazine! That’s three decades of entertaining kids – big and small – with sensational science stories.
How much privacy would you be willing to give up if you were tracked for your health and safety?
Here at our titanium 3D printing facility Lab 22, we print all sorts of things. From biomedical devices like this sleep apnoea mouth guard, to titanium lugs for this bicycle manufacturer. We do this because 3D printing has a bucket load of advantages over traditional manufacturing methods. It reduces wasted material, brings down costs, speeds up development and allows for product customisation.
From remote-controlled mattresses to oral sprays and anti-snoring rings to wear on your finger at night, ‘sleep’ is big business. And it is easy to understand why when, according to the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, seven out of ten Australians are sleep deprived and Australia is experiencing a sleep crisis. In total, sleep disorders cost
By Carrie Bengston and James Davidson Happy Birthday, Batman! This month marks 75 years since the Caped Crusader first appeared on comic book pages in Detective Comics Vol 1 #27. So, what is Batman receiving for this milestone birthday? Last week, Hollywood director Zack Snyder presented him with a new Batsuit and Batmobile for his movie due out in
By Simon Hunter It is hard to imagine Usain Bolt crossing the finish line wearing a pair of crocheted running shorts or the Socceroos marching out onto the pitch in Rio in a knitted jumper, but you shouldn’t underestimate the comfort and performance of Australian wool. Back in the nineties we pioneered a new fabric