Scientists in Canberra have created a self-pumping straw with a new material that folds into a tube when touched by water and can then propel liquid.
Tim Biggs The huge twice-a-decade leaps in technology that used to characterise the video game console business are likely a thing of the past.
Tim Biggs The internet's Greg Miller discusses the weirdness of internet celebrity, the importance of community and bringing his 'garbage truck on fire' down under.
Spandas Lui Since the NBN was first announced, it has stirred up debate among politicians, technology experts and the specialist press about which technologies will best serve the nation. But to the bulk of Australians even care?
Jodie Stephens When it comes to driverless cars, people generally approve of cars sacrificing their passengers to save others - but they're not so keen to ride in such "utilitarian" vehicles themselves, a new survey reveals.
Bridie Smith A blood test to predict the risk of premature birth as early as 18 weeks in to pregnancy can detect signs even before symptoms present, according to international researchers.
Liam Mannix House fires and explosions caused by 'down and dirty importers looking for a quick buck' have 'ruined' Australia's quality hoverboard industry.
Andrew Colley A respected UK-based investment advisory has thrown cold water on the promise of 5G mobile technology, finding that it is coming up short of the hype it is generating.
Peter Spinks Scientists have found two newly formed planets - one the size of Neptune and the other a giant Jupiter-like exoplanet - orbiting two stellar newborns.
Adam Turner Australians are quick to jump behind the wheel when we need to go somewhere, but new technology has brought with it new ways to get around town.
A photographer is helping to raise awareness of the plight of tribal people across the globe.
Put an extra blanket on the bed ... it is going to be chilly overnight.
Lower North Coast Branch's new life member
OUR journalists interview some very interesting people.
SHE'S a mermaid with a message and she's headed our way soon.
Defence the key for Manning Ratz
Federal assistant defence minister Michael McCormack visits the Manning.