Satellite images taken two weeks after the disappearance of MH370 featured several man-made objects, potentially pointing to a more refined estimate of the location of the aircraft on the sea floor – and the un-anticipated value of satellites to society.
Portugal is again in the grip of wildfires this northern summer. The devastating human and financial toll of bushfires is felt across the globe. In Australia, CSIRO is using expert knowledge and the latest technology to pinpoint areas at risk so they can be better managed into the future.
Not unlike the Argonauts of legend, Bio Argos have a mission. Luckily this swarm of ocean venturing robots are a little smarter and a lot tougher than the ancient explorers.
Mapping the genome of this hungry caterpillar might help scientists target what makes it such an effective megapest that can develop resistance to most known insecticides the world over.
Marlee Hutton is contributing to a better understanding of west coast marine ecosystems and learning about the role science can play in the issues her and her community in the Kimberley care about.
The frequency of extreme El Niño events is projected to increase for a further century after global mean temperature is stabilised at 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.
Batteries that can self-sustain are needed for long-term animal tracking as well as shipping and logistics.
The globe is greening as plants grow faster in response to rising carbon dioxide. But a new analysis shows they aren’t using more water to do it – a rare piece of good news for our changing planet.