Researchers claim an internet speed record
Fastest from one optical chip, thanks to a micro-comb.
Australian researchers say they have successfully tested and recorded the world's fastest internet speed from a singl...
Thank Valdemar Poulsen for your music collection
The telegraphone made all formats possible.
In homes today people might possess recordings in a dozen different formats, from vinyl platters playable at various ...
Diamonds may shine in energy storage
Australian researchers propose a new approach.
Australian researchers have proposed the design of a new carbon nanostructure made from bundles of diamond nanothread...
Traffic jams mapped using contagion model
Researchers test their idea using data from three continents.
Is this a case of a scientific paper that hits the right notes and gets a run in the mainstream? Perhaps not – but...
The potential of ‘sewage-enhanced’ slag
It may make for stronger concrete.
It may not be much to look at, but this image could illustrate a potential win-win if Australian researchers are on t...
Now that’s an all-weather structure
From sun to storm surge, with just a tilt.
US engineers are taking a novel approach to storm surge readiness, attempting to incorporate both aesthetics and adap...
Who creates the world? Engineers
Engineers need to represent the people they build for.
We don’t often stop to think how amazing it is that clean water flows from our taps, a toilet flushing magically take...
Introducing spider (inspired) cam
Researchers develop a small and highly effective depth sensor.
The metalens depth sensor working in real-time for different scenes. On the left are two raw images captured on the c...
Joseph Black, teacher of genius
James Watt’s friend was also an innovator of note.
The many recountings of the life of Scottish inventor James Watt are generous in their praise for his development of ...
Infrared imaging gives new insight into Plato
Ancient Greek text thought lost to age, ash and glue recovered through new approach. Barry Keily ...
A new method called shortwave infrared hyperspectral imaging is revealing ancient Greek words written on the back of ...
Chester Carlson copies success
His invention saved us from hours of laborious work.
Many will also remember a time before copy machines. There was carbon paper in the typewriter, the spirit duplicator,...
Low emissions on a long-distance flight
Clean hydrogen is the obvious answer to reduce emissions from aviation, writes Alan Finkel.
Up and down the length of the cabin, my fellow passengers in window seats are starting into the distance as our aerop...