The gap in gender equality occasionally works both ways, with men who choose the family life reporting they are treated differently at work.

Australian researchers in collaboration with a team from the US have mapped and observed some mind-blowing changes that occur as young brains develop.

Psychologists have delved deep into the art of cunnilingus to decipher its true evolutionary purpose.

Cane toad sausages may be one of the most un-appetising foods imaginable, but researchers say they could be a breakthrough for restoring numbers of endangered quolls.

Scientists are proceeding cautiously, but it appears two patients may have been cleared of HIV after bone marrow transplants for lymphoma.

UNSW scientists are putting the most basic laws of the universe to the test, searching for evidence the constant of gravity may not be so constant.

Researchers at CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope have detected a series of mysterious radio energy pulses emanating from deep space.

NASA’s new polar rover has been taken for a test spin on the icy tundra of Greenland. The robot performed admirably in one of the Earth’s toughest climates.

A supercomputer and a cloud of files will form the backbone of a national integrated geoscience data network to be launched soon.

Lasers may be able to detect diseases in individual blood cells, with new research suggesting the technique could be used in a number of ways.

A forum has been announced that will explore some groundbreaking ideas in neuroscience and education.

A presentation at the University of Sydney today will discuss NAPLAN and other broad-spectrum testing measures, discussing their purpose, efficacy and foibles.

Researchers have found the Great Barrier Reef could be all but gone within 100 years if nothing is done about the damaging carbon dioxide levels.

Budget cuts have taken a bite out of one of Australia’s top research bodies.

Researchers from the Australian National University have teamed up with CSIRO scientists in an effort to survey global foliation data spanning nearly thirty years.

RMIT University has been awarded more than $4.7 million in grants to foster collaborative research.

Research in the US has sought to pinpoint the exact effects and possible dangers of natural gas drilling near drinking water supplies.

CSIRO has announced a new leader for its water research initiatives, with the appointment of Dr Carol Couch as Director of the Water for a Healthy Country National Research Flagship.

An Australian-lead trial could lead to a breakthrough vaccine treatment for malaria, one of the world’s deadliest diseases.

A reptile showdown in the top end is ending in a win for cane toads; the pest species is decimating dwarf freshwater crocodile populations in northern Australia.

A system of sensors and some tricky engineering will give Tasmanian farmers a leg-up on nature, following a $10 million Federal Government spend.

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