Dial "D" for Diagnosis (Podcast 26 Feb 2013)
Researchers are developing an inexpensive mobile-phone-based sensor that will allow users in developing countries to rapidly diagnose infectious disease such as malaria or tuberculosis. (7:05)
Uploading the economy (Podcast 19 Feb 2013)
A new CSIRO Flagship aims to boost Australia’s productivity by developing and delivering digital solutions to improve people’s wellbeing and prosperity in a digital economy. (10:44)
2°C climate target a hot topic (Podcast 03 Dec 2012)
Carbon dioxide emission reductions required to limit global warming to 2°C are becoming a receding goal based on new figures reported in the latest Global Carbon Project (GCP) calculations published in Nature Climate Change.
Every scribble tells a story (Podcast 30 Nov 2012)
In a remarkable piece of detective work, a team of 'retired' CSIRO scientists have revealed the group of artists responsible for the iconic scribbles found on smooth-barked Eucalyptus trees in southeastern Australia.
UAV finds (and nearly saves) Outback Joe (Podcast 15 Oct 2012)
In what is believed to be a world-first for a non-military drone, an Unmanned Airborne Vehicle (UAV) was able to locate a dummy of a missing bushwalker without human intervention during the A$50,000 Outback Challenge in Kingaroy, Queensland. (9:11)
Robots fly to the rescue (Podcast 13 Jul 2012)
The development of potentially lifesaving unmanned aircraft capable of flying in conditions considered too dangerous for manned aircraft, is being fast-tracked under the joint research venture Project ResQu. (8:24)