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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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Australian technology.

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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Australian technology.

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

Google Pixel 2: Everything You Need To Know

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YouTube Roundup: The Best Online Videos Of The Week

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How To Vote In The Australian Same-Sex Marriage Survey

By now, it's likely that you've received your same-sex marriage survey form in the mail and you're ready to cast your 'vote'. We understand that things are a little confusing, so we've put together a video guide that will ensure you have your voice heard - whether you're voting Yes, or No. More »

US Navy To Use XBox Controllers To Operate Submarines

While computers have been used by the military in creating simulations and training operators in the use of equipment, this is the first time I've seen something from the gaming world make it into production like this. The US Navy is using an Xbox controller to operate the periscope on Virginia-class submarines. More »

How I Succeeded: Software AG's Brenton Smith

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. Today. Brenton Smith, ANZ Vice President of Software AG. More »

How Much The iPhone X Costs Around The World [Infographic]

Is this the world we live in now? A world where new phones retail for more than $1500? Imagine all the things you could buy with that kind of money! Yep, the iPhone X comes in at a wallet-decimating $1579 in Australia but, as this infographic shows, some countries have it even worse than us. More »

Ask LH: Which Mid-Range Phone Should I Buy?

Hi Lifehacker! I have a question for you, would love to get your expert advice. My Nexus 5x is still alive, but need to make an upgrade due to storage (16GB just doesn’t cut it these days…). Having been with a cheaper mid-range, I’m interested in what is the best out there at the moment? I’m kind of leaning towards picking up a cheap Google Pixel seeing that prices are tumbling now the Pixel 2 is nearly here. What would you suggest? More »

My Telstra Moving Nightmare

Moving house is a time of excitement. But it can also be a time of great stress. As someone who works from home much of the time, a smooth move is critical as every day that I spend messing around shifting boxes, furniture and services is a day when I'm not working and not earning any money. I thought I had everything planned perfectly. And then I wanted an Internet connection. More »

The Best Cases To Protect Your Samsung Galaxy Note 8

If you’ve just invested in a Samsung Note 8, Samsung’s most expensive phone yet, then you’re going to want to protect it from the inevitable drops, dings and dents that seem to occur whenever you pull it out of your pocket. But which Note 8 phone case is right for you? Here’s some of our recommendations. More »

Do These Bedroom Habits Help Or Harm Your Sleep?

Everybody wants better sleep. Many of us invest considerable money, time and effort in search of that perfect night’s rest. We spend on pharmaceutical sleep aids, gadgets and devices, anything that promises to help us sleep easier. Too often our issues stem from what we do immediately before bedtime. In the interests of promoting better sleep for all, let’s take a look at some nightly habits, and whether they lead to forty winks or tears at work the next morning. 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