When we imagine the Amazon rainforest, we tend to picture a kingdom of tropical greenery – a flurry of squawks, motion and colour. In reality, it’s becoming increasingly uninhabited. We’re working to create a continuous wireless network of sensors to monitor the activity of species and better understand biodiversity loss.
New x-ray technology will bombard rock samples to help us locate gold and other metals.
Artificial intelligence is already transforming a range of industries but it has still to make an impact on healthcare. So what’s the hold up?
Both Android and Apple have many apps tailored to sufferers of mental health issues, but are smartphones the way forward?
Refreshed and salty from its travels along the Ningaloo Reef, our favourite underwater robot Starbug X has been shining a light on some of the secrets beneath the world-heritage waters.
While Bitcoin gets all the attention, the blockchain technology it’s based on could have applications across business and government.
Thanks to new technology, future mining will happen mostly underground, be low impact and produce less waste.
A new metal-based smart material can shield our soldiers against a broad spectrum of toxic chemicals, reducing the number of casualties.
Our team at Data61 and the MIT Media lab set out to find what unites us in our phobia, and what terrifies us on a universal scale.