British scientists have discovered one way that the body keeps a lid on its DNA.

German researchers have found a gene responsible for allowing the brain to develop fancy functions like speech and conscious thought.

The Business Council of Australia (BCA) says the Federal Government is jeopardising jobs by holding research funding “hostage” while it tries to intervene in the university sector.

Australian researchers are picking apart a famous study on people’s ability and willingness to be corrupted.

A new Australian lab will take a high-tech look at the process of learning.

Australian researchers have discovered an entirely new family of primitive moths, for the first time since the nineteen-seventies.

Australian researchers want to hear from anyone who has been groped, grabbed or otherwise made victim of unwanted sexual attention.

Bio-engineers have figured out a fairly easy way to produce new proteins, in what could be a big leap forward for synthetic biology.

Researchers in the US have successfully corrected a genetic error in stem cells from patients with sickle cell disease, and then used those cells to grow healthy, mature red blood cells.

Swiss engineers have reported on a new roly-poly robot, powered by a fire in its belly.

The world’s first inter-continental solar-powered plane has completed the first leg of its round-the-world journey.

Australian researchers say the incredible organisation of human breast milk molecules could be part of the reason it is so healthy for babies.

Australian medical engineers say they are on the verge of a breakthrough, after the transplant of a fully bionic heart.

South Australian researchers are working on nanoscale ‘guided missiles’ to seek and destroy cancer cells.

Apple, Google and Microsoft are rushing to patch a serious mobile security flaw.

A senior surgeon has shed an ugly light on gender equality in the medical profession.

The Federal Government is testing a new proposal for university fee deregulation, but the plan has not washed well with crossbench senators.

Researchers in Europe are helping children learn to write by getting them to teach robots.

New analysis of a secret international trade deal has shown that the Federal Government could be about to put public health and personal wellbeing at risk.

Common consumer products, including those marketed as ‘green', 'all-natural', 'non-toxic', and ‘organic’, emit a range of harmful compounds.

New research suggests most electronics are rubbish and about to break.

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