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Remembering Sputnik: How a shiny, metal ball changed the world

In 1957, Russia launched the first human-made satellite that started the space race and carried a ...  
Koalas keep dying and we should be outraged

“We all think koalas are cuddly. And we all want to save them. But guess what, you need to ...  
Lessons from COVID-19: Government inaction led to needless deaths

We now have the capacity to reflect on how ignorant government responses to the COVID-19 virus ...  
World's first 'useful' quantum computer to be built in Brisbane

Government investment in U.S. tech firm 'PsiQuantum' is a significant move towards the world's ...  
AI holds promising future for quantum genetics

Artificial intelligence is helping medical technology leap forward, revolutionising healthcare ...  
Mind-boggling advances in mind reading neuroscience

Rapid breakthroughs in neuroscience have led to advancements in the ability to decode and under ...  
News Corp continues to endorse climate change nonsense

An article in The Australian has proven once again how out of touch the Murdoch press is with the ...  
Big Australia is the 'elephant in the room'

Population growth is a critical issue for Australia’s current and future environmental and ...  
#10 TOP IA STORY OF 2023: Mastering 100+ recipes — easier than it sounds

As we traditionally do at this time of the year, we count down the most read stories of the year. ...  
Artificial intelligence could hold the key to our survival

Artificial intelligence could potentially be an asset in solving the complex social and environ ...  
Sunak's AI summit: Writing the rules on AI regulation

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak looks as much a deep fake projection as a thin, superficial ...  
The super-rich are getting away with murder

Wealth inequality is a global crisis and taxing the super-rich is a pathway to saving the planet ...  
Haptic technology allows us to feel the future

The growth of haptic technology in various applications is creating a more immersive experience in ...  
Nanoplastics: Small material causing huge problems

Plastic is in the air we breathe, the food we eat and the water we drink. How does it get there ...  
Mastering 100+ recipes: Easier than it sounds

This week, Megan Jane de Paulo, creator of culinary delights and collector of recipes, lifts the ...  
How NASA and the CIA championed an unlikely scientific study

Russell Targ, American physicist, parapsychologist and author of nine books dealing with the ...  
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The future of artificial intelligence — explained by a robot

While Paul Budde is an expert in the field of technology, this week he's letting artificial ...  
Pesticides worsen climate change, causing a need for more pesticides

New assessment by Pesticides Action Network North America examines the ‘vicious cycle’ linking ...  
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