A top level expert in electronic engineering has warned that the Coalition’s National Broadband Network is a bad deal for Australia.

New research has found that open-cut mines can affect groundwater and plants several kilometres away.

Australian researchers have gathered a set of advanced devices that will allow them to peer into the tiniest corners of the universe.

Bernie Fraser has resigned as chairman of the Climate Change Authority (CCA).

A man who is paralysed from the waist down has taken his first step in four years – with the help of a high-tech exoskeleton.

A Queensland-based statistics researcher is working to counter violent extremism by examining the way people talk about themselves and their beliefs.

Archaeologists may have spotted the buried remains of a giant prehistoric monument close to Britain's famous Stonehenge.

The world’s forests have shrunk by three per cent since 1990 - an area equivalent to the size of South Africa – new studies show.

The University of South Australia has signed a deal with a Chinese pharmaceutical firm for new cancer research.

Researchers have made a surprising find about the climate change resilience of sharks.

Engineers in the US have developed a self-healing, super-strong polymer made from the rings of a squid.

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is funding a high-tech method that could bring down the price of solar energy.

Nearly a third of South Australians will be not just fat, but obese by 2019.

A new robot is helping humans address serious issues in nature.

Australian researchers say they have spotted a strong link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s.

Researchers have provided an update on the best known ways to tell if a child has autism.

Researchers want to know how effective our foreign aid spending actually is, amid big cuts and loud criticism.

The inquiry into the Hazelwood mine fire in Victoria has heard allegations that a Melbourne University researcher was pushed to change her wording to protect the Health Department from blame.

Evidence of a previously unknown ancient sea monster has been uncovered in the USA.

A large scale study has identified what could be a big problem in psychological research – a lack of reproducibility.

Local universities are beginning to show their support for marriage equality.

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