Two tiny bones have lead to a large revelation about the origin of some of Australia’s marsupials.

Before European settlement Australia was home to hundreds of languages belonging to the widespread and diverse aboriginal cultures, now teams are working to preserve what’s left of the dwindling tongues before the important piece of the nation’s heritage disappears.

Scientists may have found a use for UV lights other than faculty rave parties, with researchers trialling the use of LEDs to keep turtles out of fishing nets.

Students at Curtin University are working on a project to give blind people a technological boost.

Farmers are often misrepresented as a technologically-backward lot, but now with the help of the internet, satellites, robots and scientists, some Queensland growers are leaping into the future.  

Researchers may have developed a technique to stop malaria parasites from using vitamin B1 as a pathway to proliferation.

A Chinese study has come to a surprising conclusion, finding fasting and calorie-restricted diets may actually increase lifespan

British medical researchers have developed a surgical knife which senses what it is cutting through, and can tell whether tissue is cancerous.

A new technology has leapt straight from science fiction to reality, allowing human sweat to be turned into clean drinking water.

Authorities have given the go-ahead to a remarkable new technology, which uses an advanced scanning technique to identify attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Researchers have been called in to the site of some roadworks in Queensland, after workers uncovered fossilised crocodiles, fish, shells and plants dating back about 50 million years.

The World Bank will consult with member countries this week to finalise a proposal to drastically limit its financing of coal-fired power plants, promoting renewable energy and microgrid projects instead.

A New South Wales community group is taking statistics into their own hands, conducting its own monitoring of particle pollution and the dust from coal train carriages.

A prominent American engineer toured Australia recently in the lead up to an international robotics competition in Melbourne.

NASA is employing new age engineering technologies to drastically cut down its development and manufacturing time and costs.

Researchers have found Australia's poor investment in energy efficiency is costing tens of billions of dollars in potential economic growth.

Victorian TAFEs, universities and private training facilities can sign up for a $15,000 federal grant, provided to help companies solve current business challenges using the design-led thinking.

A new data-storage technique could see thousands of terabytes encoded on crystals which do not degrade.

A US study says injecting wastewater from gas drilling operations back into the ground can create geological instability, which can be triggered by tremors in other parts of the planet.

A recent study has shown the practice of posting school results to an online database for comparison may not actually improve academic performance.

Melbourne researchers may have found a new treatment for breast cancer after positive results emerged from a leukaemia drug trial.

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