Yesterday's earthquake in central Italy has resulted in many deaths. But it is not the earthquake that claims victims but our built infrastructure. Why is this so?
David Glance sits down with Apple co-founder and inventor of the Apple 1 computer, Steve Wozniak, to talk about his life, his thoughts on Apple then and now and how technology is changing the world.
Subtle manipulation of virtual reality can radically change how we respond without us even realising it.
Astronomers have found an Earth-like planet orbiting our nearest neighbour, the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri. So any chance that planet may be habitable?
Online porn is big business and has plenty of adults viewing the content. But young children can also be exposed to porn, and much of that comes from accidental or unwanted exposure.
Well, here we are again. Lazy swipes by lazy blowhards at lazy academics lazing their way through hyper competitive granting procedures.
Victims of online fraud say they're passed from one authority to another when they try to report it, and they're still made to feel they are to blame for being caught out by a scam.
Social media can be an effective tool in mobilising people for social change, as demonstrated by the Bersih movement in Malaysia.
We can manage the risks from bushfires far more effectively if we look at the ways different plant species control the the way the fires burn.
Even if intelligence has a genetic basis, this doesn't make educational intervention pointless.
Australia's deserts can be a harsh environment but plant life still survives there. So why not use them to develop the next generation of drought-resistant crops?
Space tourists will need someone to show them around. This is just one of several jobs that currently don't exist but are expected to be a reality with in a decade.
The way we consume sport is changing, and that's having massive ramifications on the way sport and broadcast television are funded.
There's a concern that images posted on social media run the risk of disrupting the accurate identification of people allegedly involved in a crime.
If the response rate to the 2016 Census is lower than expected, it could compromise our ability to draw meaningful information from the data.
Humpback whales have been spotted fending off killer whales from attacking other species. But this kind of interspecies altruism raises an evolutionary conundrum.
There are plenty of devices to help monitor your sleep, but are they any good?
The red hue of the moon during a total lunar eclipse gives astronomers at cue on how to find out more about the planets being discovered around other stars.
We drew inspiration from nature's response to complexity to help program the winning team in this year's RoboCup Simulation League.
More than three thousand planets have been found orbiting other stars in our galaxy. The challenge now is to find out more about these planets.
Your own choice of music in a restaurant, your preferred language in a cinema, and a personal tour in a museum. All are possible if you can control the sound in almost any place.
The evidence the Census servers suffered a DDoS attack is weak. A simpler explanation is that they buckled under load of Australians filling out their Census forms as asked.
Even without a DDoS attack, the 2016 Census may have failed due to the ABS making a rudimentary statistical error.
Despite assuring Australians its systems were load tested and secure, the Census site went offline at a crucial time. Could the ABS have avoided such an embarrasing failure?
The backlash against the Census suggests the Australian Bureau of Statistics didn't do enough to convince Australians it needed to collect their private information or that it'd be kept safe.