‘Spintronic’ research promises faster, more efficient computing

08 Jul 19

Researchers have discovered new magnetic properties within atomically thin structures, with exciting potential for the emerging field of “spintronics”.

How Antarctica’s ultimate survivor is helping lighten our footprint

08 Jul 19

Tiny and virtually indestructible, the “moss piglet” is one of Antarctica’s toughest inhabitants. Now it’s helping us understand how to better protect this most extreme and vulnerable environment.

Australia is still building 4 in every 5 new houses to no more than the minimum energy standard

25 Jun 19

Many new houses in Australia fall short of what is optimal in terms of environment, economic, and social outcomes, and are well below minimum standards set by many other countries, according to expert research.