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.
Record numbers of people and products moving between countries has meant keeping out contraband has become increasingly challenging. That’s why we’re using advanced data analytics to help detect potential border security risks posed by travellers, visa applicants, cargo and parcels.
Carbon capture has been in the news a lot recently, but what exactly is it? Never fear, we’re here to help explain this technical topic (using chocolate!).
Imagine a world where disaster rescue robots can readily change their body size and shape to adapt to different terrains and environments. We’re taking a closer look at the next five big things in science.
Artificial intelligence researchers have upped the ante and developed a program that has beaten the world’s best Heads-Up No-Limit Texas Hold’em poker players.
Our scientists have created a new way to produce the world’s strongest material.
We’ve looked at 283 Android VPN apps, investigating a wide range of security and privacy features. Alarmingly, we’ve uncovered 18 per cent of the apps failed to encrypt users’ traffic and 38 per cent injected malware or malvertising – software designed to damage or gain access to the users’ information. The very reason users install these apps – to protect their data – is the very function they are not performing.
After months of running in test-mode, the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder telescope is now gathering data at an incredible rate to give us a new look at how our universe works.
Tech companies are racing to create a new way of interacting with computers – artificial intelligence.