A CSIRO report says Australia's biosecurity is at risk from "the efficiency era", which could hit the country's ability to protect itself from highly contagious human diseases and agricultural pests.
An engineering science researcher pioneering cheaper and more efficient solar energy is among nine Canberra scientists to score an Australian Academy of Sciences award.
Hacker group claims to have published details for thousands of PlayStation Network.
The use of "hook-up" mobile phone apps is set to skyrocket at this week's schoolies event, but parents shouldn't race to lock up their teens just yet.
Lack of funding may force Australia researchers to drop their promising work on a bionic eye.
For Aurora Australis hunters, those folk who devotedly chase the magical coloured knots, swirls and curtains of light that twist and unravel in the southern skies, the forecast is looking good.
The members of this code club may only be in years 7 to 9 but they have already helped create a customised weather app that tells users the exact temperature wherever they are.
Google Contributor is an experiment that lets consumers pay for Google's ads on other websites to disappear.
More than 5,100 homes and businesses across WA are set to get faster internet when the National Broadband Network rolls out in March next year.
The University of NSW says it has issued 238 fines - estimated to total around $100,000 - to students illicitly downloading copyright infringing material such as movies and TV shows on its Wi-Fi network since 2008.