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  Robotics, big data, gaming, augmented and virtual reality - tomorrow's careers are so different from past opportunities. Not sure where to start your career search? We can help you navigate your future with the Ultimate Science Guide. The...
In the ongoing battle between weasels and science, I think we can call it a tie. In November last year the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) based outside Geneva suffered an unexpected shutdown, and the reason has only just been revealed. An enterprising...
There are lots of challenges about going into space. Some big, some small. But even what might seem like a small challenge can be difficult to solve – like how to go to the toilet in space. Last year we announced NASA’s Space Poop Challenge – NASA...
What’s it like to prepare for the biggest race of your life? That’s more or less the challenge that entrepreneur Elon Musk set up with his SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition – to design and build a pod that could one day transport people through a...
This month has been hot! REALLY HOT! The majority of Australia has been sweltering in heats of 30 degrees Celsius (°C) and above. For lucky people like me, 40°C and above. Some people love the heat, they relish the tans, the swimming and the balmy...
Episode 7 - Infinity, get over it - a beer with Matthew Colless In each uniquely hand crafted episode, the vaguely good Drs Lamberts and Grant cajole GMO free guests into giving them answers to questions you never thought to ask. The Wholesome Show...
Episode 23 - Spoons, swimming and writing This week we talk about Cameron's obsession with spoons, academic writing and how boring it can be. We also science the shit out of swimming. This week's unwitting sponsor is Event Cinemas -...
Does the idea of living forever fill you with delight or a slight sense of apprehension? The concept and search for immortality has been around for thousands of years, and although humans have dreamed of eternal life, we are not yet immortal. The...
Science Update is a monthly written series from Dr Paul Willis tackling some of the controversial topics in the public and aims to provide the current research behind these subjects. There is some confusion about what’s happening with respect to...
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