Note: This short list of Basic research items are only available at the beginning of both campaigns and are not otherwise normally available

  • Astronomy
  • Boptronics
  • Chemistry
  • Planetary Science
  • Social Science

Regular Full Research Tree

  • Seismology [Earlier Seismic Warnings]
    • Vulcanology [Earlier Volcanic Warnings]
    • Lava Defences [When you have rare ore you can build walls to slow down/stop the lava flows via an Earthworker]
    • Meteorology [Earlier Earthquake Warnings]
    • Severe Atmospheric Disturbances [Earlier Vortex Warnings]
  • Emergency Response Systems [Makes Dirt Available]
    • DIRT Procedural Review [Raises Dirt Protection]
  • Metals Reclamation [Enables GORF To Be Built]
    • Recycler Postprocessing [Better Rubble Recycling]
    • Smelter Postprocessing [Get More Metal Out Of Ore]
  • Hydroponic Growing Media [Increase Food Production Yield]
  • Health Maintenance [Allows Building Of Medical Centre, Lowers The Death Rate]
    • Automated Diagnostic Examinations [Increases The Amount Of People The Medial Centre Can Take]
  • Cybernetic Teleoperation [Production Of Vehicle Factory & Robot Command Center]
    • Robotic Image Processing [Improves, Scout, Lightower and Guard Post, Sight Range]
    • Robot-Assist Mechanic [Production Of Garage]
    • Advanced Robot Manipulator Arm [Increase Garage & Convec Construction Speeds]
    • Focused Microwave Projection [Microwave Guard Post Construction]
    • Heat Dissipation Systems [Increased Microwave Fire Rate]
    • Mobile Weapons Platform [Enables Microwave Lynx production]
    • Explosive Charges [Enables Starflare]
    • High-Powered Explosives [Enables Supernova]Requires Rare Ore
    • Dissipating Adhesives [Enables Sticky foam]
    • Reduced Foam Evaporation [Foam takes longer to dissipate]
    • Extended-Range Projectile Launcher [Increase weapon range]When Stickyfoam, ESG & EMP Have Been Researched
    • Grenade Loading Mechanism [Improves ESG & EMP Rate Of Fire]
    • Reinforced Vehicle Construction [Increases Hit Points Of Normal Vehicles]Requires Rare Ore
    • Reinforced Panther Construction [Increases panther Hit points]
    • Dual-Turret Weapons Systems [Enables Tiger Manufacture] Requires Rare Ore & Advanced Combat Chassis
    • Independent Turret Power Systems [Weapon Damage Is Increased]
    • Advanced Combat Chassis [Enables Panther Production]
    • Electromagnetic Pulsing [Enables EMP]
    • Rocket Propulsion [Enables RPG]
    • Multiple Mine Projectile System [Enables ESG]
    • Advanced Armouring Systems [Upgrades Hit Points On All Vehicles]
  • Metallology [Increases Common Ore yield]
    • Rare Ore Processing [Enables Rare Ore Mines & Smelters]
    • Rare Ore Extraction [Increases Rare Ore yield]
    • Magnetohydrodynamics [MHD Generator]
    • Hot-Cracking Column Efficiency [Reduces GORF, Common & Rare Ore Smelter Power Requirements]
    • Enhanced Defensive Fortifications [Upgrades Guard Post Armour]
    • Efficiency Engineering [Reduces All Factories Production Time]Can Be researched After Spaceport, Arachnid factory & Vehicle Factory Have Been Researched
  • Space Program [Enables Production Of Spaceport]
    • Solar Power [Solar Satellite & Solar Power Array Can Be Manufactured]
    • Rocket Atmospheric Re-entry System [Enables EMP Missile]
    • Skydock [Enables all other Space research & Skydock Module]
    • Ion Drive Module
    • Fusion Drive Module
    • Command Module
    • Habitat Ring
    • Fueling Systems
    • Stasis Systems
    • Sensor Package
    • Orbital Package
    • Phoenix Module Final Module in Starship research, only available after all other components researched
    • Food Module [10000 Units Food To launch]
    • Common Ore Module [10000 Units Common To Launch]
    • Rare Ore Module [10000 Units Rare To launch]
    • Colonist Module [200 Colonists To Launch & Space Mission Completed]
  • Environmental Psychology [Increases Residence Capacity]
    • Disaster-Resistant Housing [Enables Reinforced Residence Production]
    • Leisure Studies [Enables Recreation Facility to be built]
    • Multitainment Console Upgrade [Increases Recreation Facility Capacity]
    • Public Performance [Enables Forum construction]
    • Forum Reconfiguration [Increases Forum capacity]
  • Offspring Enhancement [Enables Nursery production]
  • Research Training Program Enables University & Advanced lab Production]
    • Hypnopaedia [Reduces Scientist Training Time]
  • High Temperature Superconductivity [Increases Tokamak Power Output
    • Advanced Vehicle Power Plant [Increases Truck, Robo-dozer & Earthworker Speeds
    • Scout-class Drive Train Refit [Increased Normal & lynx vehicle Speeds]
    • Legged Robots [Arachnid Factory & Arachnid production]
    • Arachnid Weaponry [Enables scorpion production]
    • Scorpion Power Systems [Increases scorpion weapon damage]
    • Arachnid Durability [Improves Spider & Scorpion Hit Points]
    • Spider Maintenance Software Revision [improves spider repair rate]

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