Category: Technology

Technical glitches cause NAPLAN concern

NAPLAN testing kicks off across the country on Tuesday. But a tech-savvy switch to doing it online, hasn’t come without controversy. Isla Stanich reports.

More chargers for drivers to get plugged in to electric cars

The approaching federal election has fully charged the debate on electric vehicles and with new charging stations electrifying the nation, there is hope that more drivers will go green. Ivy Mullins reports.

Could robots replace surgeons?

You’ve heard of driverless cars but how do you feel about driverless surgery? Medical researchers are working on robots, to take the place of doctors. Jessica Rendall reports.

Facebook bans Breast Cancer awareness ads

Facebook is under fire after banning an Australian Breast Cancer advertisement. The social media group says it won’t accept the level of nudity in the content. Jessica Rendall reports.

Autonomous cars trialled across Australia, but can they can they cope?

Get ready Brisbane, the future is almost on us. At least when it comes to vehicles with no drivers! Luca Ikesu-Ling reports.

New device a game changer in the fight against domestic violence

A welcome boost today as Bill Shorten introduces new funding to support domestic violence victims. A new technology has also been introduced to help at risk women. Leanne Nebe reports.

Think tank drones down on ways to improve outback health care

The Royal Flying Doctor Service wants to use drones to improve rural health care. It believes they could carry things like snake anti-venom, or even transport patients eventually. Hannah Donnelly reports.

Rocketeers ready for blast-off

A group of budding scientists is ready for blast-off. The ‘UQ Space’ crew are gearing up for Australia’s only rocket competition. Laura Lavelle reports.

Space Exploration: Our Next Chapter.

50 year’s after first stepping on the moon, human-kind is looking to put footsteps in a far more ambitious place than ever before. By Tim Lofthouse Up until Apollo 11 made landfall on the lunar surface in 1969, the ambition

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Plane ‘Mayday’ surprise to passengers

Sydney’s international Airport went into full emergency mode this morning. A Boeing 787, carrying more than 200 people, sent a ‘Mayday’saying it could run out of fuel. Laura Lavelle reports.