Air pollution appears to shorten people's lives more that wars, malaria, HIV/AIDS and smoking.

With up to 90 per cent of Aboriginal children suffering from otitis media, or “glue ear”, a new research project is trying to improve the stakes.

Experts say Australia has just a small window of opportunity to avoid hitting the panic button over COVID-19.

China’s Uyghur community is being forced into labour for Apple, BMW, Nike, Adidas, Samsung, Sony and others.

Australian researchers are turning coloured pigments into electronics.

A new study finds wearing hearing aids may delay cognitive decline in older adults and improve brain function.

A new study has investigated the infrastructure needs of automated vehicles in Australia now and in the future.

The Energy Minister has suggested research programs into wind and solar could be dumped.

Astronomers have recorded the biggest explosion ever seen in the universe.

Transport experts have looked at using public transport to help move city freight.

Scientists have discovered a non-oxygen breathing animal, shaking up long-held assumptions about life on Earth.

A new study finds the cashless debit card scheme and other compulsory welfare income management does more harm than good.

The Education Minister says he wants to end university ‘cancel culture’.

Researchers are looking to steal the water-purifying ability of mangrove trees.

Experts say more than a quarter of the world’s oceans are in urgent need of conservation.

Australian engineers have secured patents for a new kind of fusion energy generator.

High temperatures are adding more stress to the Great Barrier Reef.

Engineers have created a soft-fingered robot to gently handle jellyfish.

An artificial intelligence system has identified a powerful new drug for antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Top global health bodies have laid out a broad range of risks they say is putting young people’s future under threat.

The new Australian Space Agency launched this week.

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