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The problems with nuclear power generation are widely known.  Coal will continue to be used.  It is washed and  polluting gases are removed by electrostatic precipitators and desulfurisation.  Work is being done to trap and store liquid carbon dioxide underground
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When Europeans arrived in Australia they had to make do with materials that were at hand. Supplies from the UK were unreliable. This creativity has persisted in Australian technological development 
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Working in hot environments is uncomfortable and unhealthy.  Consequently, the Cool Vest has been developed to improve the situation.  Cool packs are built into a comfortable work vest worn around the torso above the waist. The packs can be precooled in a refrigerator, freezer or iced water
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Australia is a major supplier of iron ore with steel being used in most of the world's products.  Only China and Brazil provide more.  Rio Tinto and BHP are the second and third largest seaborne suppliers respectively.  BHP's subsidiary company BlueScope Steel also manufactures roof sheeting, steel house frames and complete houses
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Many useful inventions have been invented by humble, ordinary Australians,  For the most part they have been developed out of necessity because of Australia's distance from major trading centers.  Things have changed today but Australians continue to create new products that are used in countries across the world
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Australian Tech Stories

Black Friday Shopping Tips For Australians

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the biggest shopping events on the US calendar, with retailers offering discounts of up to 80 percent on big ticket items. If you're stuck here in Australia, there's no reason why you need to miss out on the action. Here are seven online shopping tips for Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargain hunters. More »

Apple And Fitness First Team Up For Worldwide Debut of GymKit

Australian gym-goers are the first in the world to take advantage of Apple's new GymKit technology, which launched earlier this week. Fitness First members at select gyms can tap their Apple Watch to compatible cardio equipment for seamless transfer of their workout stats. More »

57 Things To Ask Your Google Home

Google Home is an artificially intelligent digital assistant that responds to your voice commands in a variety of ways. Nine months after its debut in the US, it is finally available to buy in Australia - complete with a dinky-di accent. If you've just set up your Google Home and aren't sure what to ask it, here are 57 commands and questions to get you started. More »

Four Factors Driving The Price Of Bitcoin

The price of Bitcoin has dropped to around A$8,000 in the last few days, after almost hitting A$10,000 in the past month, and rising over 1,850% since 2015. By the time you read this, the price is likely to have changed dramatically again. All of this shows how volatile the currency is, prompting the question, what leads to such huge movements? More »

Everything You Wanted To Know About Huntsman Spiders (But Were Afraid To Ask)

You’re driving along and you open the sun visor. You’re cleaning at home and bump a painting hanging on the wall. Suddenly, out runs a huge, hairy spider. Australia’s huntsman spiders are the stuff of myths and nightmares. But these are also the most interesting of their family, and deserve their place in the pantheon of Australian wildlife. More »

How To Soothe Yourself To Sleep With Science

Getting a good night of sleep can seem like the most effortless and natural thing in the world, but when we can’t fall asleep it can quickly feel elusive and frustrating. There are a few techniques we can use to help us fall asleep, and some things we should always practise before we go to bed to give ourselves the best chance of being able to drop off easily. More »

Bee Aware, But Not Alarmed: Here's What You Need To Know About Honey Bee Stings

A Victorian man died yesterday after being stung by several bees. While bee sting deaths are rare (bees claim around two Australian lives each year), bees cause more hospitalisations than any venomous creature. More »

The Insider's Guide To Shopping At JB Hi-Fi

JB Hi-Fi is one of Australia’s most well-known retailers and home to some of the sharpest reviews in the country. While we’ve previously explained how you should always ask for a deal at JB Hi-Fi, these tips from an insider will help you to get the most out of your trip to the black and yellow behemoth whether you’re in the market for video games, a new laptop or a fridge. More »

Xbox's Black Friday Sale Has Kicked Off For Gold Members

With Black Friday fast approaching, the pre-Christmas sales are ramping up. Microsoft have unleashed their Black Friday specials early this year for Xbox Live Gold users. Don't have Xbox Live Gold? There's a special offer to sign up for only $1 so anyone can take advantage of this sale. More »

The 50 Most Popular Websites In Australia

The analytics company Alexa has revealed the top 50 websites that Australians visit the most. This handy chart breaks down the list into colour-coded categories. (As you'd probably expect, social media, search engines and porn all feature.) More »

The most successful organization in Australia is CSIRO.  Technically a public company, it has a huge portfolio composed of licensed intellectual property.  It discovers and invents on a virtual creative production line. The best minds from Australia and other countries find careers at CSIRO ~ 📡 technology of australia