Research suggests drug detection dogs increase the risk of unsafe drug practices.

Australia’s media union says journalists are being hampered by defamation laws, suppression orders and national security laws.

A new technique could see normal optical fibre technology used to produce microscopic 3D images.

CSIRO scientists are trying to find exactly which species of blue-green algae caused the mass fish deaths in outback NSW this summer.

Australian astronomers have spotted swirling jets coming from a black hole in a “feeding frenzy”.

An exciting new discovery suggests that treatment resistance to a commonly used brain cancer drug can be reversed.

It appears that caffeine can help solar cells more efficiently convert light to electricity.

The national youth mental health service Headspace has been dubbed a “waste of time”, amid calls for more support.

Experts say free flu vaccines are working, but there is room for improvement.

Doctors appear to be unaware of many of their patients’ weight-loss efforts.

NASA has reported the first ‘Marsquake’ ever recorded.

Climate change is forcing reef corals to move away from the equator and towards the poles, researchers say.

Barnaby Joyce wants to redirect water to the desert to reduce the effects of drought.

Scientists have created a 40-square-kilometre sanctuary for native Australian animals.

Experts have come up with a new estimate of sea level rise from glaciers.

An Australian ship sunk by a Japanese submarine during World War II has been located after 77 years.

Researchers have identified a feedback cycle that keeps us consuming concerning news.

Scientists have developed a power source that generates electricity using the energy of the beating heart.

Experts warn that the dengue fever mosquito common to north and central Queensland poses the greatest danger of spreading the Zika virus in Australia.

Experts say qualified privilege legislation for doctors should be reviewed.

An Australian university has pioneered a world-first non-invasive nerve repair technology.

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