The microscope was salvaged from a dumpster. The centrifuge was made from 3D-printed parts and cheap electronics purchased from Hong Kong.
Women writers are outnumbered by their male counterparts on the new HSC English reading list.
Voting above or below the line? And do you really know which candidate your preferences are going to? How predictable - and reliable - is our election system?
The undergraduate course will focus on commercial law.
The use of "hook-up" mobile phone apps is set to skyrocket at this week's schoolies event, but parents shouldn't race to lock up their teens just yet.
International students bring lucrative rewards to Australian universities, but there is a price.
How many study what language in VCE.
THE 2014 Manning Great Lakes High Schools Technology display and awards will be held on November 25-28 at the Manning Regional Art Gallery.
Some of the state's most needy schools will see their funding grow by as much as 60 per cent next year as the state government hands out $664 million, including $97 million in Gonski money, to public schools.
Teen boys are thought to be compter geeks. But a major study has found Australian girls are more computer-literate than their male classmates.
Enjoy these photographs from the Fairfax network of newspapers along the Mid-North Coast.
Daybreak on the Manning - Black Head pool
What's making news on the Mid-North Coast, regional Australia and beyond this morning.