Technology behind bitcoin may increase government productivity

An Australian research indicates blockchain technology -- that enables bitcoin -- may increase productivity and innovation in government and industry in the future.

Jun 11, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
Australia's Parkes telescope discovers key feature of life outside solar system!

Australia's Parkes telescope discovers key feature of life outside solar system!

Molecules associated with life, such as amino acids, proteins, enzymes and sugars, are found in nature in only one form.

Jun 15, 2016, 09:10 AM IST
Australia risks missing climate change commitments: Report

Australia risks missing climate change commitments: Report

CSIRO's research has been assisting farmers with tools, technologies and forecasts to manage more frequent and severe droughts.

Feb 22, 2016, 10:50 AM IST

Australian scientists film rare eruption of volcano

The scientists filmed the volcanic event by chance while aboard research vessel "Investigator" studying the fringe of Antarctica`s Heard Island.

Feb 01, 2016, 13:17 PM IST

Tech increases savings, productivity in mineral exploration

A technology to speed up the process of analysing mineral exploration, saving time and money has been developed by Australian scientists.

Sep 29, 2015, 14:56 PM IST

Oz scientists hailed for 1st 3D-printed rib creation

Australian scientists have been praised for their role in creating the world's first 3D-printed rib, which was successfully used in a transplant in Spain.

Sep 11, 2015, 12:54 PM IST
90 per cent seabirds have consumed plastic: Study

90 per cent seabirds have consumed plastic: Study

Majority of the world seabird species have plastic in their gut and 99 per cent will have gobbled down plastic by 2050.

Sep 01, 2015, 18:00 PM IST
90 percent seabirds have consumed plastic: Study

90 percent seabirds have consumed plastic: Study

 Nearly 90 percent of individual seabirds alive today have consumed some form of plastic and about 60 percent of them, including albatrosses, shearwaters and penguins, have plastic in their guts, estimates a new study.

Sep 01, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Scientists discover strange new fanged 'blackfish' in volcano on ocean floor

Scientists have identified a bizarre new species of fanged "blackfish" among other strange creatures while exploring a volcano off the coast of Australia.

Jul 15, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

Soon, simple breath-test to sniff out malaria

Scientists have made a new discovery that could open doors for malaria to be detected just from your breath.

Apr 21, 2015, 12:28 PM IST

Mysterious `cosmic radio burst` captured in real-time for first time ever

Australia astronomers have, for the first time, captured cosmic radio burst in real-time by using CSIRO's 64-m Parkes radio telescope.

Jan 20, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

First twitter tool gauges world`s emotions in real-time

Australian scientists have developed the world`s first Twitter tool that can map moods around the globe in real-time to help improve the allocation of mental health services.

May 20, 2014, 19:20 PM IST

Sex-change to combat one of Australia`s worst pests

In a unique way to combat one of Australia`s worst pests, scientists are planning to create a male-only line of the dreaded Queensland fruit fly to save the country`s 7 billion dollar horticulture industry.

Mar 21, 2014, 17:48 PM IST

India-born scientist honoured with Medal of the Order of Australia

An India-born scientist has been recognised by the Australian government with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).

Jan 31, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

Australian scientists microchip bees to map movements, halt diseases

Australian scientists are gluing tiny sensors onto thousands of honey bees to track their movements in a trial aimed at halting the spread of diseases that have wiped out populations in the northern hemisphere.

Jan 15, 2014, 19:22 PM IST

New project could help you become cosmic explorer

`Radio Galaxy Zoo` launched Tuesday is a new `citizen science` project that lets anyone become a cosmic explorer.

Dec 18, 2013, 12:23 PM IST

Indian Ocean key to predict extreme weather in Australia

Changes in the surface temperature of the Indian Ocean is helping scientists predict extreme weather in Australia up to six months in advance.

Dec 01, 2013, 20:11 PM IST

Extreme weather may become norm around Indian Ocean by 2050

If the world continues to do nothing to curb climate change, extreme weather conditions, like torrential rains and bad droughts, will become the norm around the equator by 2050, a new study has warned.

Nov 30, 2013, 20:12 PM IST

What makes galaxies keep on producing stars?

Scientists have tried to study what kept the galaxy going all this while after making stars for the last 8 billion years.

Nov 26, 2013, 20:41 PM IST

First 3D map of Leaning Tower of Pisa`s interior created

Australian researchers have created the first ever 3D map of the interior of Italy`s iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa by using a breakthrough mobile laser mapping system.

Sep 20, 2013, 11:06 AM IST