ABC Science and Technology News
Researchers work on a coronavirus vaccine
on February 22, 2020 at 6:27 am
Concerns as tech giants launch coronavirus tracking maps
by Samuel Yang And Iris Zhao on February 21, 2020 at 7:33 pm
Chinese tech giants begin deploying online maps to show nearby residents who are carrying the coronavirus, but the new tools have sparked human rights concerns.
Are eucalypts too dangerous for our suburbs?
by Matt Bamford on February 20, 2020 at 10:52 pm
Arborists and botanical experts acknowledge the planting of urban eucalyptus trees can cause problems, but warn the consequences of not having them could be "horrendous".
After the last election political parties owed Google $9 million. For what?
by Ariel Bogle on February 20, 2020 at 8:30 pm
Election experts estimate the figure is likely to represent only a small portion of what was spent by political parties on digital advertising in the last election.
Bees are more sophisticated than previously thought, with 'a building block of consciousness'
by Nick Kilvert on February 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Researchers have conducted experiments to prove that bees are capable of forming mental imagery, a skill that is considered a "building block" of consciousness.
'Very, very concerning': Great Barrier Reef faces potential 'disaster' in weeks
by Marian Faa on February 20, 2020 at 5:19 am
Scientists fear predicted bleaching event may have devastating consequences for the natural wonder within a matter of weeks.
We still don't know why we exist
by Suzannah Lyons on February 20, 2020 at 1:20 am
Physicists at CERN have observed a property of antihydrogen that had previously only been predicted, reaffirming a fundamental symmetry of nature and prolonging the question of how we exist.
A power plant
on February 20, 2020 at 12:05 am
Barrister launches court action to unmask Google reviewer she suspects is rival lawyer
by Danny Tran on February 19, 2020 at 11:56 pm
Barrister Zarah Garde-Wilson launches legal action in the Federal Court to force technology behemoth Google to unmask an anonymous reviewer, who she claims has destroyed her reputation.
Huge recalculation of methane emissions has a silver lining: 'We can deal with it'
by Nick Kilvert on February 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Research using Greenland ice cores has found that humans are responsible for much more methane than previously estimated, but the short lifespan of methane means swift action could yield swift results.