Swedish industrial start-up Northvolt says it will make new sodium batteries that could upend the lithium battery industry.

The Productivity Commission has called for free early education for low-income families.

The Perth Mint has escaped a fine over anti-money laundering “compliance issues”.

The Treasurer has unveiled significant reforms for accounting standards and ASIC.

The collapse of an EU trade deal could see Australia pivot to the UAE.

JobKeeper, the Morrison government's $89 billion wage subsidy, appears to have overstayed its welcome ...

New figures show a widening funding gap in Australia's education system, with an $800 million overfunding in private schools compared to a $4.5 billion shortfall for public schools.

Australia’s critical infrastructure - including ports, energy grids and water supplies - reported 143 cyber attacks over the past year ...

The Federal Government is intensifying its battle against cybercriminals with a $600 million injection.

New laws could change the experience for millions of Australians accessing their favourite streaming content through smart TVs.

The Federal Government is proposing strict new online safety measures.

Sam Altman, the recently ousted leader of OpenAI, is set to return to the company as CEO.

The climate minister says Pacific nations should be among the beneficiaries of a climate “loss and damage” fund.

Male scientists are more likely to be referenced in papers, but women are catching up.

“Humanity is breaking all the wrong records when it comes to climate change,” says the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) ...

The University of Queensland has taken the top position in new local uni rankings.

BHP is worried that enhancing workers’ rights will damage the mining industry.

David McBride's high-profile whistleblower trial has concluded abruptly.

The Fair Work Commission has made a significant ruling on the impact of working from home on productivity.

Port operator DP World Australia is facing criticism for not addressing a critical IT vulnerability, leading to a recent cyber attack.

Bunnings has announced plans to cease the sale of engineered stone by the end of the year.

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For the last few weeks we have been bogged down in the very Earthly matters of royalty, budgets, politics, humanity and celebrity - all good prompts to look away, up into the infinite. 

Health authorities, politicians and scientists have been slowly introducing the world to the concept of ‘One Health’ - an all-inclusive approach to health that extends from the human body right through the global environment. 

This year’s Nobel Prizes honour discoveries that unwind our notion of truth, our understanding of ourselves and the human story, the complexities of cells and the very basics of the universe. 

XENOTRANSPLANTATION - sounds like something that would happen to an ill-fated crew member in Star Trek, but it is also a technical term for using non-human parts to treat or enhance our own bodies. 

Even though many of us have been forced indoors, the COVID-19 crisis is eroding our privacy.

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