Most modern humans arrange their homes just the way they like them, and new research suggests Neanderthals did the same thing.

With plastic pollutants and additives piling up on land and in our oceans, an important study has sought to find whether the synthetic substances transfer to wildlife when they are eaten.

A new technique is being developed which can destroy HIV infection while leaving other cells untouched.

Engineers have been working for decades on the best way to harness the power of thermionic conversion, hoping to develop an efficient way to draw electricity from any source of heat.

Australia’s consumer watchdog has barked-down claims about the alleged danger of nano-materials in sunscreen.

An environmental engineer has developed and enacted plans for a single site which could process human waste and harvest oil and gas without harmful emissions.

The excellent efforts of a team of first-year engineers have been rewarded, celebrating the creative solutions to real-world problems that young minds can produce.

A new design could soon see the advent of home-use 3D printers that can make objects out of metal.

Results have been published and appear promising for the development of a genetic treatment for mesothelioma; the deadly, asbestos-related form of cancer.

An astounding breakthrough has seen scientists use DNA to build near-perfect crystals from scratch, which mimic the structures that make natural crystals so valuable.

The exciting field of stem cell research continues to create new methods and treatments for a variety of conditions, but some Australian scientists say the country could be doing much more.

Researchers in the US have turned human stem cells into functional lung and airway cells for the first time.

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