Mixing cigarette butts into footpaths could save money and reduce urban heat.

The Victorian Government is looking for philanthropic funding for its big heart hospital plans.

A new study suggests financial decisions are significantly influenced by lighting.

Experts have assessed the level of community concern about coal seam gas in Queensland.

Genetic experts say human genome editing should be fine in the lab, but not for making babies.

Australian researchers have helped create the most accurate measurement ever made of dark matter in the universe.

Australia's newest hospital will be stripped of orthopaedic surgeon training accreditation from next year.

Charles Darwin University says it will be “almost impossible” to survive under proposed funding changes.

Australia is in “urgent” need of more scientists to help the country prepare for climate risks.

Australian researchers have discovered a ‘switch’ they say tells the body to burn fat.

Experts have measured the expected rise in deaths linked to pollution over coming decades.

The latest report on a long-term study of 17,000 Australians has been released.

Australia has seen its hottest July in the hundred years since records began.

A panel led by Australia’s former chief scientist says global action is needed to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

The Human Rights Commission his released a report that gives a disturbing snapshot of sexual assault and harassment at Australian universities.

The DNA of an embryo has been edited for the first time in the US.

Australian roboticists have grabbed the $US80,000 first prize at the 2017 Amazon Robotics Challenge in Japan.

New research gives one of the most concrete examples yet for the notion that we inherit more than just DNA.

NAPLAN organisers say next year’s tests will provide more precise results.

Australian-led research has found that even if global warming is kept to only 1.5°C, extreme El Niño events are likely to become twice as common.

Queensland's chief scientist, Professor Suzanne Miller, has been charged with fraud by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC).

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