A new blood test is being developed to measure the risk of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) ...

A new study by Australian safety authorities has found no link between the use of mobile phones and incidence of brain cancers.

Research suggests corals on the Great Barrier Reef were more resilient to the 2017 heatwave than the 2016 heatwave, even though it was hotter and longer.

Researchers have used millions of coral sperm and egg bundles to help improve reefs heavily degraded by the 2016/17 bleaching events.

Scientists have set a new record for the amount of time a baboon can live with a pig’s heart.

NASA’s Voyager 2 probe is officially in interstellar space, after a journey of more than 40 years.

The competition regulator has issued a report on Google, Facebook and Australian news and advertising.

The first baby has been born following a uterus transplant from a deceased person.

Medicare will soon cover treatment for tens of thousands of Australians with severe eating disorders.

A handwritten letter in which Albert Einstein grapples with the concept of religion has sold for AU$3.9 million.

Labor has failed to oppose the Morrison government’s encryption bill.

Scientists are part way through the most extensive reef survey of the Coral Sea Marine Park ever undertaken.

The search for oil has led to the discovery of 400 new species in the Great Australian Bight.

Australian researchers have tested a tiny device that electrically stimulates the brain ...

CSIRO says its new satellite will help lift the veil on our extreme environment.

Aluminium-ion batteries are a step closer to becoming a reality ...

Australian researchers have discovered a unique DNA nano-signature common to all cancers.

A new manufacturing project aims to replace the needle and syringe for vaccinations.

An international group of scientists, including Australians, has detected the most massive binary black hole merger yet witnessed.

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has finally arrived at Bennu – a lump of rock orbiting the Sun between Earth and Mars.

Electronic stimulation in the right part of the brain can improve the mood of people who suffer from depression, researchers say.

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