British science communicator, academic, researcher, rationalism advocate, physician and journalist Dr Ben Goldacre is embarking on his first ever tour of Australia and New Zealand this September to inform the public – in his unique comical nature – of the dangers implicit in the modern trend of spreading scientific misinformation. Get your tickets here.
Resistance is futile: the super science of superconductivity
From maglev trains to prototype hoverboards and the Large Hadron Collider – superconductors are finding more and more uses for modern technology. Cathal O’Connell explains what superconductors are and how they work.
How Zika virus infiltrates the placenta
It causes birth defects including microcephaly, but how Zika manages to make the jump from mother to foetus is a mystery. Belinda Smith reports on a possible method.
SCINEMA International Science Film Festival 2016
On Saturday June 18, Australia's Science Channel RiAus will showcase the diversity science films from across the globe. Festival screenings will take place across Australia, enter the promo code comp1806 for complimentary tickets.