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When Gold Loses Its Glitter

By Denise Goldsworthy

The Gold Rush left behind thousands of mines that remain toxic to the environment. The mining sector needs to develop a national abandoned mine initiative to regain public trust.

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3D Printing of Bone

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Credit: belekekin/Adobe

By Naomi Paxton

Hospitals are establishing 3D printing facilities that will make patient-specific bone tissue substitutes widely available.

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The Rise of the Drones

By Jackie Craig

Drones were a military initiative but their widespread civilian adoption is outpacing efforts to regulate their use.

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Driverless Cars Will Not Solve Traffic Congestion

By Graham Currie

Driverless cars are yet another lie we’ve been told about reducing congestion in our cities.

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Biomimetics Draws from Nature’s Genius

By Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

Nature is inspiring simple solutions to complex engineering problems.

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Science Can Leverage Soft Power

By Kaye Basford

Australia is well-placed to use the expertise, networks and infrastructure of our science, technology and innovation sectors to leverage international influence.

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Solving the Gender Equation

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Credit: momius/Adobe

By Bruce Godfrey

The SAGE program aims to engender balance in STEM professions.

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Risky Bias in Artificial Intelligence

By Mary-Anne Williams

Machine learning is intrinsically biased, but what can be done about it?

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The Energy Trilemma

By Hugh Bradlow

Clear direction is needed to direct the transition to cheap, reliable and carbon-neutral energy technologies.

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Mineral Exploration Malaise Uncovered

By Robert Smith

The UNCOVER Initiative aims to revive Australia’s minerals exploration efforts.

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