science & technology

Performing the Anthropocene

Scientists, anthropologists and artists gather to make sense of the Earth’s new era

The end of the oceans

The world’s oceans and all marine life are on the brink of total collapse

Can David Sinclair cure old age?

The Australian geneticist believes ageing is a disease we can treat

What we knew when about global warming

Greenhouse gases took 200 years to become a hot topic

Tablet or toilet?

How transformative has the computer age really been?

The robot race

What does automation mean for the future of jobs?

Deep space mined

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex keeps an eye on the stars

Spheres of influence

Social media is blurring the line between opinion and advertising

Snapshots from the abyss

Meet Australia’s creatures of the deep

Screen time, all the time

Do smart devices in classrooms help kids learn?