Citizen scientists needed to record frog sounds via app developed by Australian Museum

Citizen scientists needed to record frog sounds via app developed by Australian Museum

Posted May 08, 2018 10:39:47 Photo: The Wotjulum frog, sometimes called crazy chicken because of its call, is found across northern WA. (Flickr: eyeweed/CCO) The rain has arrived in south-western Australia and researchers are hoping to mobilise citizen scientists to help track the health of local frogs using a smartphone …

Drug test developed in SA could become routine practice for residential properties

Drug test developed in SA could become routine practice for residential properties

Updated April 10, 2018 15:43:29 Photo: Homebuyers, renters and landlords could use the kits to test for illicit substances in their properties. (ABC News: David Hudspeth) Would you like to know if the property you were about to move into had been used as a drug lab? Key points An …

Data mining system developed in Adelaide could could predict civil unrest

Data mining system developed in Adelaide could could predict civil unrest

Posted March 22, 2018 17:04:59 While the conversation this week has been around Cambridge Analytica and questions over how our data is being used, a new “smart computer” being built in Adelaide is hoping to use data mining for good, by predicting civil unrest and other major events. Key points …