22 - 28 Apr 2022

  • Patent battles

    By Clare Watson

    A product of the industrial age, patent law provides a legally enforceable commercial right for an original invention, be it a mechanism or device, substance, method or process. Is the law keeping pace with scientific innovation?

  • Too easy

    By Mark Pesce

    Perhaps it’s time to reinvent the Internet.

  • Next Big Thing

    Whether it’s a better battery, a new way of approaching conservation, or a paradigm shift in how we see a field, Australian scientists are working in every field to push research, knowledge and innovation into our national future. Every week, they tell us what excites them in their field.

  • Make no mistake: there are people out there publishing scientific studies off the back of extremely dodgy research. How do we protect COVID science from fishy data?

  • Anti-vax claims are largely recycled but effective in the maelstrom of online information. Now science is looking at ways to ‘pre-bunk’ dangerous theories and disinformation.

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