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In late 1980's Australia, BuzzFeed was a distant dream, Facebook sounded like a non sequitur and 'the cloud' resided only in the sky. But all that was to change with the arrival of the internet to our shores on June 24th 1989 — exactly 25 years ago today.

Charging up an electric car can put as much strain on the energy grid as a small family home. So how can we embrace this new technology while keeping an eye on sustainability?

Two Beijing-based University of Melbourne alumni have been honoured in the 2013 Australia China Alumni Awards

The first ever, Australian showcase of 3D printing brought together the latest technology, ideas and experts under one roof

Understanding how our water catchments react to natural disturbances, may offer hydrologists greater insight into how to manage our water supplies. Key to this, is an understanding of the steady state and why water responds differently in different circumstances. 

Researchers from the University of Melbourne and partners at the University of California, San Diego are working together to design and build resilient streaming sensor networks for emergency response such as bushfires.

The Federal Government has announced a fresh batch of changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan which affects irrigators in South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria.

By implanting a single atom into a silicon chip, an Australian research team has created the first quantum bit - the unit of data for the quantum computer - a major step towards ultra-powerful quantum computing.

In a major development, Bionic Vision Australia researchers have successfully performed the first implantation of an early prototype bionic eye with 24 electrodes.

Thirty-six schools from around Victoria will battle it out at the University of Melbourne to see who can come up with the most complex machine to take a simple photo, as part of the 2012 Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest. 

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