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Your own personal AI

11 of the latest AI developments for personal use: helpful, caring, fun or just plain random.

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Love science? Spread the word with science communication

If you love discussing and sharing the latest scientific breakthroughs, science communication could be the perfect career choice. We chat to science journalist Alice Klein and PhD student and science communicator Leigh Nicholson about what makes science communication so important.

Gabi engineers a helping hand

Biomedical engineering student Gabi Newman has found a novel way to use her skills to help those in need. Gabi has been 3D printing assistive hand devices to donate to people who are missing fingers due to natural disaster, disease, war or birth defects.

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Closing the gap between work and play

Joanne Pellew is no stranger to hard work. She’s Closing the Gap with her two Indigenous employment sites, and knows that work you love shouldn’t feel like work.

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FrogID: Citizen science saves frogs

FrogID is the app that uses citizen science and user participation to map Australia’s frog habitats. Help save the frogs by downloading the app today!

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Makes me appy: apps for social good

Addicted to feeling good? Turn photos into food for the hungry or sponsor a charity with your workout. We’ve rounded up the best social good apps available.

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The fate of the Great Barrier Reef

Carol Ge is a runner up in UNSW’s Bragg Writing Prize. Read Carol’s piece about the devastating effects of climate change on our Great Barrier Reef.

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Five habits of superheroes

How to be successful. What does it mean? How do we get it? If you’re feeling a little lost, get yourself unstuck by incorporating the habits of superheroes into your life.

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The very hungry caterpillars

Scoring runner up in UNSW’s Bragg Writing Prize is Ebony Wallin’s essay about the very hungry caterpillars that can digest plastic.