Game on: using augmented reality in prawn farming
We’re using gaming platforms, sensor technologies and next-gen data interaction techniques to help prawn farmers make decisions. Check out what we did at the recent D61+Live to demo the tech.
Wearables for wandering livestock
New wearable technology could revolutionize the way Australian farmers care for livestock.
The key to a STEM career? Curiosity, persistence and a knack for problem solving!
Google Research Fellow, ICT Student of the Year and advocate for science, technology engineering and maths (STEM) careers, Samy Movassaghi tells us a little about her job and how she ended up working as a STEM professional.
Reality bytes: How Augmented Reality will change our lives
Augmented reality is on the cusp of mainstream adoption and brimming with potential. It’s hard to imagine our lives now without the Internet, and in a couple of decades, Augmented Reality could be just as embedded in our lives as the World Wide Web.
Nanoneedles: just what the doctor will order
While med pods are still the realm of sci-fi, our researchers are scouting out some space age next-gen health solutions to help solve Australia’s greatest health challenges.
A cybernetic future for health: precision nanomedicine, implants, and telling biomarkers
Probing Biosystems, a new platform, seeks to develop and tailor state-of-the-art technologies to monitor personal health on a rapid, real-time basis.
The way we walk can be used to power and secure our devices
When we walk or move, we create kinetic energy in a way that is unique to each of us. Our latest research shows that it’s so unique, it can be used to authenticate who we are.
Fitbit for sheep – it’s not what ewe think
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.
VR Isn’t Just For Games: CSIRO, Augmented Reality And The Future
Gizmodo was recently invited to visit CSIRO’s Data61 team to try one of their fabled Microsoft Hololenses.
The slick new nano fabric mopping up oil spills
Our new nano fabric could be a viable new solution in dealing with environmental disasters like oil spills.
A blast from the past: Double Helix celebrates 30 years of science for kids
Happy 30th birthday Double Helix Magazine! That's three decades of entertaining kids - big and small - with sensational science stories.