The Australian Academy of Science has criticised the government’s handling of research investment in the 2013 federal budget, lamenting the inability of Australian scientists to collaborate internationally due to a lack of specific funding.
NASA and private sector experts now agree that a man or woman could be sent on a mission to Mars over the next 20 years, despite huge challenges.
One of the most exciting things about science is the detective work, and never was this more the case than Friday.
One of Taiwan’s richest men has launched what has been widely touted as the Asian equivalent of the Nobel Prize, and it is even more lucrative than the famed Swedish award.
Research into the wonder material graphene and the neurochemistry of the human brain will receive up to two billion euros in funding, the biggest research award of its kind in history.
The U.S. and European space agencies announced a new partnership pairing a European cargo module with NASA’s Orion space capsule, which aims to take astronauts into deep space.
The way we fund science is designed for a time when all senior researchers were men, says Carola Vinuesa. It’s time to bring science into the 21st century.
With more and more of the world’s population flocking to the city, there are smart ways to increase energy efficiency and decrease the overall carbon footprint of a city.
What do you ask a man who walked on the Moon 42 years ago, and has never been able to live it down? All because he happened to be the first human being to set foot on another world?
In the early hours of July 14, Greenpeace protestors gained illegal entry into an experimental CSIRO operated farm near Canberra and destroyed a crop of genetically modified (GM) wheat.