NASA's Cassini spacecraft has dipped in between Saturn and its innermost rings to gather the most detailed data ever obtained.

Giving lollies to crying kids may make them emotional eaters later in life.

US researchers say transgender preschoolers have the same gender preferences for friends, clothes and toys as their peers.

A common caterpillar could be the key to reducing waste from the trillion polyethylene plastic bags we use each year.

Researchers have come up with a cheap, rapid test to identify disease-causing bacteria that have developed resistance to the so-called ‘antibiotic of last resort’, colistin.

Researchers are looking at the idea of making the clouds above the Great Barrier Reef brighter in order to cool it down.

New techniques are allowing high-quality, intricate shapes made of glass to be manufactured using standard 3D printing technology.

Neuroscientists have shown that gut bacteria “speak” to the brain to control food choices in animals.

RMIT researchers are testing a high-tech pill that measures gastrointestinal gas.

South Australia is lining up to become a leader in hydrogen fuel production.

Legal euthanasia should not be considered “the panacea to improving end-of-life care”, according to one US expert.

A new study shows investing in adolescent health and education brings significant economic benefit.

In a seriously ‘mad science’ piece of research, the brains of old mice have been rejuvenated by injecting plasma from a human umbilical cord.

Scientists and supporters of science will march in support of science this Saturday.

Three tiny Australian satellites are on their way to the International Space Station (ISS).

MIT has unveiled a new technology that can draw water directly from moisture in the air in the driest of locations.

Researchers have analysed seaweed around volcanic seeps to assess their response to ocean acidification.

Australian experts say they are “deeply concerned” by the death of a woman from an antibiotic-resistant bacterium.

Experts say increased CSG extraction could result in more methane emissions in QLD’s Condamine River.

A new start-up accelerator has started funding exciting renewable energy projects.

New research suggests that disease from air pollution has increased in the last 25 years, and prevention measures in the most polluted countries are needed to prevent more loss of life.

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