Scientists have discovered that barramundi exhibit very accurate homing behaviour, travelling up to 80 km to their “home” billabongs after wet season rains.

Deep sea scientists say coral should be a conservation priority.

British scientists say a new technique can convert plastics back into their constituent chemical molecules - so that they can make new plastics of the same quality as the original.

New research has investigated the carbon emissions of melting permafrost.

Privacy concerns have been raised over a University of Newcastle plan to track student attendance using mobile phones.

New research suggests there is an increased risk of deadly cardiac arrests from short-term exposure to air pollution, even at concentrations that meet global standards.

Experts say cervical cancer could be eliminated in much of the world within a century.

Australian researchers have observed a star as it bends space and time.

A new study suggests some immune mechanisms prepare for incoming threats as we eat.

Over 250 Australian scientists have signed a public statement showing the peer-reviewed links between climate change and bushfires.

New research suggests even the earliest humans mingled with Neanderthals.

Economists say Australian living standards will slip due to the cost of a changing climate.

CSIRO has created a new way for farmers to assess their impacts on water quality.

Experts say desalination plants are critical for Australia’s future.

Australian scientists have successfully grown the Wuhan coronavirus in a lab.

New government grants are being offered for academics pursuing research on Australian history and culture.

Eighty of Australia's top academics have declared an “urgent need for deep cuts” to Australia's greenhouse gas emissions.

A lab set up to re-test old drugs has found dozens of potential new cancer treatments.

A new study suggests regulations designed to limit lead levels in children may be working.

New microscopic sensors developed in Australia could make aircraft safer, improve the lives of diabetics and help those who rely on prosthetics.

The world’s first public database of mine tailings dams has been launched to prevent deadly disasters.

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