Shaun Campbell

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What is an Offtake Agreement?

Offtake agreements are crucial for many mining companies, particularly those focused on critical and industrial metals. Here’s why.<p><b>The risks</b> …

'Love Hormone' Experiment Shows How the Brain Tricks Us Into Making Friends

"What is more important than understanding what allows us to feel good about each other?"<p>Oxytocin is famously known as the “love drug” because it’s …

Neuroscience

The largest dinosaur footprint ever found has been discovered in 'Australia's own Jurassic Park'

On a 25-kilometer stretch of coastline in Western Australia lies a prehistoric treasure trove.<p>Thousands of approximately 130 million-year-old dinosaur footprints are embedded in a stretch of land that can be studied only during low tide, when the sea — and the sharks and crocodiles that inhabit the …

It's great news, but sadly, Turnbull's hiding the greens under the mash | Lenore Taylor

Huge potential of pumped hydro at Snowy Mountains could pave the way for a 100% renewable energy grid, but don’t tell the prime minister’s colleagues<p>Once there was a well-tested system for leaders who wanted to achieve policy change. It wasn’t that complicated really. They thought through the idea …

How to solve Australia's energy crisis? Close the aluminium smelters

<b>Closing Australia's aluminium smelters makes good financial, environmental and energy supply sense, writes Dr Norm Sanders.</b><p>THEY USE 14% of …

Water

Jay Weatherill’s energy showdown

When you are having a quiet drink with Malcolm Turnbull he can get easily distracted. He has the habit of going to his smartphone and checking how …

Energy crisis: The 9 questions you were too embarrassed to ask

<b>2. What's the worst that could happen?</b><p>Well, without meaning to be dramatic, death and a widespread blanket of darkness descending across the lands …

Hazelwood's closure raises threats of east coast blackouts and manufacturers quitting Australia

The head of the Food and Grocery Council says manufacturers will quit Australia if affordable, reliable energy cannot be guaranteed, as concern grows …

Media Sauce: Turnbull Earth Hour? What killed Bill Leak? Break unjust laws?

<b>This week, Doc Martin casts his net wide to discuss the tenth anniversary of Earth Week</b> <b>—</b> <b>will Mal, or won’t he turn out the lights; sheds light on who</b> …

Australia

Coalition says coal subsidies still on the table despite Snowy Hydro plan

Subsidies for coal-fired power stations have not been made redundant by the federal government’s plan to spend $2bn increasing the capacity of pumped hydro power storage in the Snowy Mountains, Matt Canavan has said.<p>The minister for resources and northern Australia told the ABC’s Insiders program …

Australia

Lessons from the US for Australia's energy crisis

As Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was convening an emergency meeting with gas producers last week to fix Australia's looming "energy crisis", <i>The</i> …

Feeling tired for no reason? Time to reset your circadian clock

Have you ever wondered why you don’t feel tired until late at night, but your spouse is fast asleep at 10pm and wakes spontaneously at 6am?<p>We each have an internal biological clock, called a circadian clock, that organizes the internal and external activities of our body around the 24-hour …

Jet Lag

A nutrition expert reveals how often you should eat to look better

If you want to burn that extra fat, don’t just consider what you eat, but when you eat.<p>Michelle Adams-Arent, a sports nutrition consultant, explains …

Nutrition

A space station camera has recorded extremely detailed video of North Korea's capital city

The camera was launched by a company called UrtheCast in 2013, but it wasn't until 2014 that Russian cosmonauts finished attaching Iris to the International Space Station (ISS).<p>Wherever the ISS flies, Iris is watching and recording images of Earth at a resolution of about 1 meter per pixel. That's …

The Man Who Stood Up To Facebook

There is a man who is a thorn in the side of Facebook — a problem that just won't go away. In 2008, Facebook sued him, saying he was a hacker and a spammer who was putting users at risk. But in a truly bizarre plot twist, he stood up to the Internet giant — and he has become the unlikely …

Internet

Colonizing the Moon Just Got a Lot More Dangerous

Bad news, would-be lunar colonists: that dusty, airless space rock you dream of escaping to is apparently swarming with deadly projectiles. According …

Facelifts

Most vitamins are useless, but here are the ones you should take

by Erin Brodwin<p>It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and — of course — take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of …

Over a million Galaxy Note 7 phones still on after recalls

Samsung wants everyone to stop using the recalled Galaxy Note 7, but new data shows many people would rather risk literally burning a hole in their pocket than power down their shiny new phone.<p>The Korean electronics giant and US Consumer Product Safety Commission again recalled the Galaxy Note 7 …

Fitness trackers aren’t very accurate at measuring heart rate — and that can be dangerous

Apple Watch was the most accurate<p>Fitness trackers aren’t very accurate when it comes to measuring heart rate, especially if you’re doing a hard workout, researchers say. This could be risky for people who might push themselves too hard, and frustrating for those who wonder why a short jog makes …

Korea's central bank is worried about Samsung

South Korea’s central bank is worried about Samsung.<p>Earlier on Thursday, the Bank of Korea held its benchmark interest rate at 1.25%, as expected, …

South Korea

The PlayStation VR is finally on sale -- and it blew us away

The PlayStation VR (PSVR) is now officially available for around $399, which is drastically cheaper than the Oculus Rift or HTC VIVE. And while PSVR …

Virtual Reality

Here’s A Super-Effective Workout Method For Losing Weight

Fitness expert Mike Donavanik, C.S.C.S, says that there are two problems with many workout routines: They burn you out too quickly and they’re</i> …

Workouts

Samsung is recalling the Galaxy Note 7 worldwide over battery problem

Samsung is recalling millions of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones worldwide after reports that the devices can catch fire while charging.<p>The massive recall of one of Samsung's flagship devices is an embarrassing setback for the world's biggest selling smartphone maker. The Note 7 was unveiled just a …

Galaxy Note

Unofficial Nougat-based CyanogenMod 14 ROMs land on the OnePlus 3 and first gen Android One devices

It’s been a few weeks since Android 7.0 Nougat went official and since the source code went public developers over at XDA have been hard at work creating ROMs for various devices based on the OS. Just a week ago we saw builds pop up for older devices such as the Nexus 4, OnePlus One, and even the …

Repair, replace, refund? What to do about the Samsung Note 7 recall

As far as product recalls go, this one is big.<p>On September 2, Samsung announced it was stopping sales of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in Australia. Just hours later, the company confirmed that it was stopping sales worldwide and would be voluntarily replacing every single device sold …

AMD ships its extra-efficient 7th-generation processors in PCs

While Intel is busy revamping its laptop processors, AMD is focused on the desktop side of personal computing. The chip designer has started shipping its 7th-generation A-series processors in desktop PCs, starting with machines from HP and Lenovo. The CPUs are based around as many as four Excavator …

Samsung out as much as $1 billion for Note 7 recall, will reportedly stop using its own batteries

Prior to halting sales of the Galaxy Note 7 and recalling shipped units, Samsung had sold nearly 2.5 million units of the phone. What will it cost to get all — or most — of these units back in house and then replace them with new units? Well, let’s just say it won’t be cheap. According to estimates …