Japan has completed its second whale-hunting campaign since the United Nations trashed its “scientific” excuse.

A new device is giving Australian researchers a 'Google street view' of galaxies.

An Australian researcher has been awarded for years of freezing toil in Antarctic studies.

Data from proton-collision experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) may show a Higgs boson particle being tossed around like a ball between two other particles.

A discovery has been made in space that could lead to better-burning engines on Earth.

An event marking the state of global AIDS research has ended over the weekend, with renewed optimism that more and more lives will be saved.

Fish oil supplements, a darling of the alternative health world, will be put through the scientific rigors for a new research project.

Researchers say they have improved the venerable lithium battery – by adding more lithium.

A leading energy economist says Australian electricity is changing, and the stranglehold that traditional power companies have enjoyed is beginning to weaken.

Japan may be planning to bring sports of the future to the 2020 Olympics, with word that it will hold some robotic events.

Australian students may have broken a 26-year-old world speed record to become the fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500 kilometres on a single battery charge.

As exercising trends toward the shorter and more intense, a new study could have the elderly going wild for a few seconds per day.

Queensland’s tertiary entrance score system is up for review, as an independent council looks for ways to improve the rankings.

Researchers have taken a look at why some country towns survive and thrive, while others decline and die.

Funding has been secured for more rounds of the Bush Blitz – a program that sends Australian scientists on lightning war against the mysteries of the outback.

Australian researchers say they have developed a new desalination technique that requires about 80 per cent less energy.

New fossils have shown stunningly well-preserved brain structures from a bizarre bunch of sea creatures which dominated the Earth half a billion years ago.

Anthropologists say that the voices heard by schizophrenics are shaped by their environments.

Certain nano-particles spin unbelievably fast when placed in water, nobody knows why, but they now know how fast.

A new material turns the sun to steam - a seemingly strange behaviour but one which could provide exciting new energy options.

Recent images from NASA’s Curiosity rover show Earth-like soils that hint at the existence of life on Mars.

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