Climate? No Worries Say 1581 CEOs


CEO Pessimism Over Global Growth Reaches Record High. ...climate change does not appear in the top ten threats to CEOs' growth ...

Whooping Cough Becoming Superbug


Australia needs a new whooping cough vaccine. Whooping cough bacteria are becoming smarter at colonising and feeding off unwitting hosts - whether ...

Yes, There Are Magnetic Explosions


By Dr. Tony Phillips** Explosions in Earth’s magnetic field happen all the time. ... 10 times the energy of ...

Battery Technology Overtakes Liberal Party Election Rhetoric


Deriding Labor’s electric vehicle policy in the recent federal election campaign, Energy Minister Angus Taylor said “you've got to remember Australia is a country where ...

Bacterial link in coeliac disease


Bacterial exposure has been identified as a potential environmental risk factor in developing coeliac disease, a hereditary autoimmune-like condition that affects about one in 70 ...

“Prosperity’s Children” Don’t Have Jobs


Stubborn rate of youth unemployment hits 265,000 young Australians. Nearly one in five unemployed young people have been out of work for a ...

Eye Inflammation Linked to Tattoos


Think before you ink - the hidden risk tattoos may pose to your vision. As they grow in popularity, The Royal Victorian Eye ...

The Effects of Living with Pain


Research: Chronic pain might cause personality changes. Australian researchers have found that people with chronic pain experience physical alterations in their brain suspected ...

Lack of Local Training and Skills Will Doom Australia


Homegrown solutions to technology skills shortage. Compounding the current critical shortage of high-tech qualified workers, Australian-based businesses and workers educated and trained in ...

Censorship of Science Rampant


Is there suppression of ecological and conservation science? “Science suppression” is keeping the media, public and even policymakers in the dark on topics ...

ARENA Moves on Commercial Hydrogen


The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced a $70 million fund to fast track the development of renewable hydrogen in Australia. ARENA’s hydrogen funding ...

How Galaxies Spin


Sky survey provides clues to how they change over time. The direction in which a galaxy spins depends on its mass, researchers have ...

Aussie Explorer Takes on Antarctica


Veteran Australian explorer begins “The Longest Journey” across Antarctica. Dr. Geoff Wilson begins his solo 5800 km Antarctica journey Australian explorer ...

UoN Investment Supports Promising Researchers


Ten promising University of Newcastle researchers have received funding to support the development of their academic careers. The investment, which totals $300,000, is ...

Hammerhead is Top Dog


Great Hammerhead Shark is top of the food chain. Marine ecologists at the University of Newcastle believe hammerhead sharks are apex predators because ...

Why is the East Coast Ablaze?


Last week saw an unprecedented outbreak of large, intense fires stretching from the mid-north coast of New South Wales into central Queensland. ...

High-rise Risk for Developers


Lenders are reluctant to lend and buyers don’t want to buy when it comes to high-rise developments. That’s according to ...

Modern Challenges in Farming


Farmers face unexpected challenges as they navigate modern life on the land. Rural - urban interface in Tweed Valley - Image ©Selina Stillman. ...

Engineering Student Secures John Monash Scholarship.


University of Newcastle engineering student, Sam Parker, secured a John Monash Scholarship for postgraduate study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in ...

Local Hearts in Research


Pre-schoolers, teens and Indigenous women the focus for heart health research funding. Three Hunter researchers are investigating the causes, treatment and prevention of heart ...

The Sad Story of Blinky Bill’s Cousins


The Blinky Bill effect: when gum trees are cut down, where do the koalas go? By Kita Ashman PhD candidate in koala conservation, ...

Droning on the Waves


First unmanned autonomous crossing of the Atlantic Ocean from east to west. A seven-meter (23-foot) long unmanned surface vehicle (USV) known as SD 1021 ...

City Becomes Aware


Advanced network of sensors spread across the city detects local environmental issues. Lord mayor sceptical upon being told she holds an IoT version ...

Violet Leads Spectrum of Competitors in Dust


UNSW Sunswift takes line honours at world solar car challenge UNSW Sydney’s solar car team Sunswift took Cruiser Class line honours in the ...

Breathe, Don’t Breathe


Research findings may change oxygen use in ICUs across the globe. A world-first trial by researchers at Monash University could change how oxygen ...

On Not Fearing AI


Our eyes are the eyes through which the Earth finally beholds her own beauty"   ~ Teilhard ...

Aussie Sea Sponge in TB Fight


An Australian sea sponge could hold the key to successfully combatting the deadly disease tuberculosis (TB), a new study from the Centenary Institute and the ...

Newcastle Hosts International Smart Cities Symposium


Half of the world’s population lives in cities. By 2050 that figure is expected to be two-thirds, posing unprecedented challenges for urban ...

UoN Leads in PFAS Research


More than $1.4million awarded to investigate PFAS remediation. The University of Newcastle has established itself as leader in PFAS remediation research, receiving more ...

Recycling GPS Signals for Passive Radar


New satellite technology reveals sea state or hidden landscape features via ‘passive’ radar. Real-time information about wild seas and unfavourable ocean conditions ...


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