Video: COVID-monitoring drones
Australian researchers build drones to remotely monitor health signs.
What do you get when you combine COVID-19, drones, cameras and AI? https://www.youtube.com/embed/eKSLs7lNl0Q Rese...
How to sniff cancer
There could be an app for that.
It’s here: artificial dog intelligence. Exploiting canines’ extraordinary sense of smell, scientists have started tra...
Cosmos Q&A: materials whirl
From sticking plasters to wearable tech, functional materials are all around us.
Engineer Madhu Bhaskaran co-leads the Functional Materials and Microsystems Research Group at RMIT University, Melbou...
Tracking elephants from space
Scientists count African elephants using satellites.
It’s often said that certain geographical landmarks – like the Sahara Desert, or human-made structures like the Great...
AI makes its mark in the stratosphere
Unmanned balloons kept in position for weeks.
Canadian and US scientists have kept an unmanned balloon in position in the stratosphere for weeks at a time by teach...
A successful AI cameo in the lab
Algorithm finds new material with minimum of fuss.
Scientists have identified a new compound with potential uses in photonic devices and biologically inspired computers...
Is that meat fresh? Check your phone
Colour-changing barcode behind novel e-nose.
Your phone might soon be able to do a sniff test for you. Credit: NTU Singapore Researchers are working on an a...
How AI can affect our choices and decisions
We seem more comfortable telling all to robots.
By TaeWoo Kim, University of Technology Sydney Have you ever used Google Assistant, Apple’s Siri or Amazon Alexa t...
Showing what we think about robots
Scientists can make predictions based on brain activity.
When you look at a robot, do you tend to think of it as having human attributes or as a mechanical algorithm? Scie...
Cosmos Q&A: Dealing with data at top speed
CSIRO’s new AI platform a boost for genomic research.
In a massive leap forward for computational genomic research, Australia’s CSIRO recently announced that its VariantSp...
Why Siri needs more Star Trek
Chief Scientist Alan Finkel looks back to look forward.
Artificial intelligence is a powerful tool, but it threatens our privacy. Fortunately, there is a way forward. To ...
Aristotle and the chatbot
Ancient rules of logic could make AI more human.
By David Ireland and Dana Bradford, CSIRO Many attempts to develop artificial intelligence are powered by powerfu...