Global greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels and cement production surged to a record-breaking 36 billion tonnes of CO2 last year, pushing emissions to their highest level in human history.
Long-circulating rumours about a Microsoft buyout of Mojang — developer of the indie game juggernaut Minecraft — have proven true, with both companies confirming the $US2.5 billion deal.
Young scientists are being forced out of the grants system.
The pioneering Australian IVF and stem cell scientist Alan Trounson has warned of a "catastrophic event" in Australian science unless more is done to support early career scientists and prevent them leaving research in droves.
They are the unwanted dining companions which have Sydney restaurateurs and their patrons in a flap.
Highly skilled scientists and project leaders at the CSIRO are being kept from their research to clean laboratories, write promotional material, sort mail and refill photocopiers following government budget cuts that have forced the departure of more than 100 support staff.
A young woman was in tears after police kicked her out of the line to Apple’s flagship Sydney store before she was able to buy the new iPhone 6.
At 8am this morning Apple's pair of new iPhones went on sale. Thousands of people waited in lines to get itno Apple Stores and telco shops around the country to get theirs.
Apple devotees queued hundreds of metres outside the Brisbane CBD on Friday morning, waiting to be among the first to get their hands on the iPhone 6.
Airbus has filed a patent for an in-flight virtual reality helmet to make flying more bearable.
Ashley Cleaver's photos from the Wingham Public School celebrations and the evening at Wingham Services Club.
Wingham RSL Sub Branch and Red Cross commemorations
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Wingham Brush Public School celebrations on Saturday, September 12
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