A new report says technology will make 5 million Australians redundant in the next 15 years.

It is sometimes surprising that two siblings who grow up in the same home, eat the same food, and share the same genes, can appear no more similar than complete strangers.

Extreme music like heavy metal can positively influence those experiencing anger, a new study has revealed.

The gap between rich and poor in advanced economies is now at its highest level in decades.

University researchers are looking at discrimination in South Australia’s laws, on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or intersex status.

Researchers have discovered how one little Australian marsupial has evolved to survive in the aftermath of bushfire.

A new study has plotted the ways the people reinforce and expand their opinions, by surrounding themselves with sources that agree.

Reports say SpaceX will actually build Elon Musk’s Hyperloop – a futuristic transport tube designed to move people and freight at speeds over 1,200 km/h.

Engineers have developed a set of miniscule robotic tentacles so small they can lasso an ant or wrap around a human hair.

An Italian surgeon has made a bold pitch for funding and assistance for the world’s first human head transplant.

Australia’s Professor Ian Frazer has won a prestigious international award for his work on the world's first vaccine against cervical cancer, Gardasil.

Philae is back - the European Space Agency (ESA) has received signals from its comet lander after months in the dark.

Reports on a sexual violence educational program in Kenya suggest attitudes can be changed.

Former prime minister Julia Gillard has spoken about her work since leaving Australia’s top job, describing it as “a different kind of busy”.

Market research says successive Australian governments have overstated greenhouse gas forecasts, in order to make it look like they are doing more to reduce emissions.

A new study says the first backboned animals to step out of water and walk on dry land were from Australia.

With each new engineering project it appears more likely the high-tech future will be based on Nature’s designs.

A delegation of Australian water science and marine bio-technology experts are seeking new markets in China.

Researchers have grown a complete, live, functioning limb in the lab.

Smartboards are becoming universal in modern classrooms, much to the curmudgeon’s dismay, and an important research project has taken a look at whether or not the high-tech teaching tool actually helps.

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has given a $1.4 million grant to the University of Adelaide, for it to develop an online Australian energy storage knowledge bank and mobile energy storage test facility.

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