Wind, solar to dominate energy generation: CSIRO

Modelling by the CSIRO has shown that new energy generation in Australia is likely to be mainly in wind, solar photovoltaics, storage and gas to meet 2030 emission reduction targets.

Artificial intelligence plays part in Adelaide Uni medical research

A computer's ability to predict a patient's lifespan simply by looking at images of their organs is a step closer to becoming a reality due to new research led by the University of Adelaide.

Telstra secures future power supplies with RES solar farm deal

Telstra has secured a long-term power purchase agreement with renewable energy company RES Australia to develop a new solar farm in Queensland.

CSIRO working on software tool for early cancer detection

Scientists at CSIRO's Data61 unit are working on a software tool that could help in faster detection of angiogenesis — the development of new blood vessels — which is known to precede the growth of cancers.

MedAdvisor to integrate with US firm's mobile healthcare apps

Listed Australian medical technology company MedAdvisor has signed a deal with US-based iHealth Labs, covering integration with the latter's mobile healthcare solutions and apps.

Bosch announces tech to cut down on motorcycle accidents

The Germany company Bosch has announced the release of technology that can potentially cut down on the number of road accidents involving motorcyclists, with a system of communications that warns both the cars and two-wheelers of likely dangers in advance.

Warning on macular degeneration spread among older Aussies

Older Australians in the 50-64 age bracket are not taking sufficient care of their eyes and could end up with macular degeneration, the Macular Disease Foundation Australia has warned.

Can smart cities leverage value from environmental data?

The starting point for improving environmental quality is monitoring, but traditional methods focus on the simple display of real-time data and usually only at a few locations, according to the head of an Australian environmental consulting services company.

Samsung testing self-driving software, not building cars

Samsung Electronics has received permission from the South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to test a self-driving car on public roads, but the company has denied that it is entering this market.

IBM tech detects diabetic retinopathy with 86% accuracy

A team of researchers at IBM has used deep learning and visual analytics technology to detect diabetic retinopathy, with 86% accuracy as to the severity of the condition.

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