Hot stuff: Qantas to use mustard power in Dreamliner

Qantas will use an industrial type mustard seed to power its new Dreamliner between Melbourne and Los Angeles.The airline is working to use Brassica Carinata (carinata), a non-food, mustard seed which Qantas says produces high quality…

Will robots take over the world?

Microsoft’s Davie Heiner does not believe that robots will take over Terminator style.Well, not yet. You can never say never, he admits.Heiner is strategic policy advisor at Microsoft and on a new committee the computing giant…

Hopping spacecraft set to launch from New Zealand

At first glance, it looks like R2D2 has finally been blasted into space.But in fact, the MX-1E from Moon Express could revolutionise space exploration – and pave the way to mine the moon, the Daily Mail reports.The privately-owned,…