What the DAC? Can Direct Air Capture help save the planet from global warming?
Once the ‘ugly duckling’ of decarbonisation, direct air capture is finally winning friends and influence.
The vaccine passport: the most effective way to remove vaccine hesitancy
How are vaccine passports Australia’s ticket out of wide-ranging lockdowns?
TED Talks and science on The Future, This Week
This week: what if the science behind your favourite TED Talk was wrong?
Breaking the internet, and the scientific paradox on The Future, This Week
This week: what we saw when the internet went down and changing minds about the scientific paradox.
CRISPR and Nobel Prizes on The Future, This Week
This week: we finally discuss gene editing and CRISPR, as the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes the women behind its development.
Science opportunities on Corona Business Insights
From new clinical studies to studying wildlife and boredom, how COVID-19 presents new scientific research opportunities.
Science reporting on Corona Business Insights
The pitfalls of science reporting during COVID-19, and the need to balance reporting speed and scientific accuracy.
On the origins of environmental bullshit
The undermining of environmental science, and the creation of lies and bribes to distort public policymaking, is as old as industries that know their products do harm, but lie to keep them in use.
Australia’s innovation report card shows the nation can do better, and hints at how
The Office of Innovation and Science Australia released its review of the Australian innovation system in February 2017, largely to a chorus of “heard it all before” from those close to the industry.