Australian scientists have genetically-engineered algae for a promising new a cancer treatment.

Over $600 million has been dropped on Australia’s world-leading researchers in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants.

A successful trial of new farming techniques on Christmas Island could see it become Australia’s cannabis capital.

Three in five Australians have been the target of online harassment and abuse, a landmark study has revealed.

An up-and-coming Australian medical researcher has been recognised for her work in improving gene therapy for Cystic Fibrosis.

Many people believe they have a doppelganger; someone else walking the planet that is completely identical to them.

While tech experts around the world seek the next level of artificial intelligence, an Australian team is hunting something harder to define – artificial consciousness.

Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species has been voted the most influential academic book of all time.

Australian researchers have exposed a potential dark side to sports supporters’ apparel.

A new study claims that shared intentions and collaboration among humans evolved as a survival mechanism.

New research has shown the best and worst excuses for missing work.

Extremely positive early results are leading researchers to intentionally infect coeliacs with worms.

One of Australia’s leading research institutions has been awarded for its exemplary level of workplace gender equality.

The Federal Government has put up $2 million to fund trials using the drug ketamine to treat depression.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has released a consultation paper on a ‘biofutures’ industry in Queensland.

Exploring the bounds of Commodore 64 personal computers back in the nineteen-eighties created some of Australia’s most successful game designers, and researchers now want to turn their academic lens to the phenomenon.

Nearly 30 years after the introduction of Prozac, people diagnosed with depression are still questioning the legitimacy of antidepressants.

A renowned cancer expert says we need a different approach to finding treatments for rare cancers.

Two of the world’s best-known tech firms are racing to create a system of autonomous airships that will bring the internet to as yet unconnected parts of the world.

The full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been released, causing Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb to tell everyone to calm down.

The vice-chancellor of a Group of Eight (Go8) university has broken ranks, saying there is no crisis in Australia's higher education system and there is no particularly strong case for students to have to pay more.

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