Category: Technology

Science education more important than ever

At the World Science Festival in Brisbane, robots, rockets and bubbles introduced science to the young and the young at heart, in a free for all. Reece D’Alessandro reports.

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Sound science takes the stage at the World Science Festival

Proving science doesn’t just happen in laboratories, the One Hundred Ways to Listen project at the World Science Festival challenged Brisbane to rethink science. Jessica McGrath reports.

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Reality and the virtual world become one at World Science Festival

Have you ever wanted to be in a hologram seemingly floating in mid-air? Well at the World Science Festival in Brisbane you can do just that. At special workshops you can transfer your own image to look just like a

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Report shows foreign spies hacked Weather Bureau

A report released today says a foreign power was responsible for hacking the Weather Bureau. Experts believe other departments have been compromised as well. Samantha Chariton reports. 

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Unhealthy screen time for Aussie kids

A new survey shows one in three Queensland kids are spending too much time in front of screens. The Cancer Council says it’s placing children at a high risk of obesity and chronic disease. Meg Waller reports.

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Young drone champion welcomes new laws

New civil aviation rules have come into effect cutting the red tape of commercial drone operation. It means drone pilots may no longer need to be certified. Dominic Shumilin reports.

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$10 million education facility opens at Brisbane Airport

Aviation Australia has opened a state of the art facility at Brisbane Airport to train commercial pilots, cabin crew and aircraft engineers. The new expansion includes a realistic helicopter flight simulator. Laura Rowan reports.

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QUT develops robot to improve diet

Technology is developing at an increasing rate and one Queensland researcher is using robotic technology to help improve people’s diets. Jacob Miley reports.

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Capilano releases new healthier honey

Queensland is set to harvest the export benefits of a unique type of honey, clinically proven to benefit the digestive system. The Brisbane based supplier has its sights set on the massive Chinese market. Jake Ten reports.

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New drone laws open up the sky

Changes this week to the aviation laws, will extend who is legally allowed to fly drones but some industry experts fear it will open the floodgates to unsafe practices. Louis Jennings reports. 

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