Several hurdles to overcome before the technique can be used to control mosquito populations in the wild
Nicky Phillips A leading Australian neurologist has warned of the dangers of head injuries in sport after Irish doctors reported the first known case of an amateur rugby union player developing a degenerative brain disease more commonly seen in boxers.
Michael Koziol YouTube videos can be a licence to print money if you build the right kind of audience.
Hannah Francis Two more homes caught alight in NSW this week thanks to faulty Samsung washing machines, more than 83,000 of which are potentially still in use across Australia.
Hannah Francis Consumer Affairs Minister asks watchdog to assess handling of recall as consumers try to re-sell faulty machines online.
Michael Koziol Emoji: we've been doing them wrong. There are rules about these matters, as it transpires - codes and regulations, guidelines and grammar, stipulations and intonations. And we've been butchering the language worse than an American in Paris.
Ben Grubb The owners of the Hollywood film Dallas Buyers Club are being asked in a landmark piracy case to pay $108,000 in security before several Australian ISPs divulge to them the identities of their customers alleged to have illicitly shared the film online.
Philip Dorling Australia's electronic espionage agency has exploited weaknesses in a mobile browser used by hundreds of millions worldwide and planned to hack into smartphones through data links to the Google and Samsung app stores, a leaked top secret intelligence document has revealed.
Tim Biggs Apple appears to have leaked its next smartphone early, with images on its website showing what looked very much like an iPhone 5S but with the coloured plastic backing of an iPhone 5C.
Marcus Strom A machine invented by an Australian scientist that can "unboil an egg" by unfolding the proteins in egg whites back to their natural state has been hailed as a potential game-changer for the targeted delivery of chemotherapy drugs for cancer treatment.