The aim is to fit the technology to existing power stations where, instead of burning coal, the blocks would generate power without pollution.
Australia's borders, closed in March because of pandemic, expected to reopen in 2021.
Officials say it could interfere in Australia's economy and political systems.
Seven-point-five percent contraction in the second quarter worse than economists had predicted, and new wave of infections points to a delayed recovery.
Cheng Lei is being held under what is known in China as "residential surveillance at a designated location".
Artificial intelligence that automatically detects threatening behavior at train stations is part of a new trial to improve safety.
Some say the use of ‘fetal tissue’ in the research is ‘deeply immoral’.
The Black Summer fires killed more than 30 people and destroyed thousands of homes.
Eighty percent of Indigenous Australians live in towns and cities, and measures to limit the spread of coronavirus infections have been boosted by a new awareness campaign.
Australia has signed a deal with British drug maker AstraZeneca to produce and distribute the Oxford vaccine if it works.
Australia owes much of its recent prosperity to China, its biggest trading partner.
The Ruby Princess was the source of one of Australia's biggest coronavirus clusters.
19 people in state of Victoria have died in the past 24-hours, and 331 new infections have been reported.
Strict curfew imposed for Melbourne’s five million residents as COVID-19 outbreak shows no sign of waning.
13 people die in 24 hours.
As crisis continues, travel between Victoria state and other parts of Australia heavily restricted and more stringent border controls put in place.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says new resettlement plans are being drafted.
Parts of Australia's second biggest city, Melbourne, are to go back into COVID-19 lockdown Wednesday following a surge in cases.
Victoria recorded 33 new coronavirus infections Thursday.
Most of Victoria’s new coronavirus cases are linked to clusters, often within extended families; other larger groups of infections have been detected at two hotels in the city of Melbourne.