A new report adds to the growing suggestion that drug addiction can be inherited.

Researchers have developed a way to use satellite data to find how long it takes for an aquifer to refill.

An energy policy expert says Australia can help make nuclear power safer.

As genetic testing becomes a cheaper and more powerful medical tool, experts are concerned about how the insurance industry treats it.

A whistle-blower says corruption at the Australian National University has cost taxpayers millions of dollars.

Researchers have linked forty new genes with intelligence.

A Swedish ecologist has proposed a crypto-anarchist approach to environmental protection.

West Australian researchers say giving trans or gender diverse kids hormone to suppress puberty can improve their mental health.

A global treaty to protect human health and the environment comes into force in 90 days, but Australia has still not ratified it.

A new review has found coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef last year was worse than expected.

Ecologists are using a predator-free zone in Western Australia to protect a chivalrous breed of tiny marsupials.

Oceanographers want people to appreciate the beauty and mystery of the deep sea floor.

CSIRO has released a technology roadmap to guide Australia’s $90 billion mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector.

Mining magnate Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest has announced a $400 million philanthropic donation.

Australian researchers have helped created the world’s thinnest hologram – a big step in efforts to integrate 3D holography into everyday electronics.

Australia has purchased two high-performance storage solutions to provide an advanced data platform for researchers.

Medical research could already be suffering under Australia’s new visa laws.

Evidence from a remote cave on Australia’s north coast has confirmed human occupation of the region 50,000 years ago.

British researchers say ‘healthy’ obese people still have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease.

Scientists have linked gut bacteria to anxiety disorders – bringing new meaning to the term ‘butterflies in the stomach’.

Researchers have probed the link between the Antarctic climate and Australian weather.

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