An Australian researcher says disabled students are being misdiagnosed for school funding purposes.

A new design for a turbine featuring blades over 200 metres long could see the birth of 50-megawatt (MW) offshore windmills.

NASA has put together a team to develop the next generation of modem, based on a technology that itself is brand new.

An innovative, Australian-designed, light-weight splint to immobilise broken limbs will soon be available nationwide.

The earliest ever examples of mathematical and geometric astronomy have been identified on ancient Babylonian stones.

Early childhood educators should be friendly with their students, but should they ‘love’ them?

A new tech tool allows teachers to assess and provide helpful feedback in real time as students deliver oral presentations.

An Austrian designer has come up with a bike-mounted water bottle that fills itself with water from the air.

Experts say using water properly could make Australian cities cooler and more environmentally-friendly.

The Federal Government has updates its Species of National Environmental Significance Database to include higher-definition maps.

On any given bus ride, passengers read, text or while away the hours in any way their mobile phones let them.

Australia has issued new travel advice as the mosquito-borne Zika virus spreads across the Americas.

A new study could see power stations producing their own biofuel.

Soon it will be common to harvest cells from the body and turn them into tissues needed to treat disease.

Experts have updated their assumptions of the brain’s memory capacity.

The Office of the Chief Scientist has put out its new STEM Programme Index.

Australian researchers say the smell of change is in the air, with a new treatment for the pain of childbirth.

There are excited rumblings in the astronomy world after suggestions our solar system contains a never-before-seen planet.

Scientific advances underpin $330 billion of Australia’s annual economic output, the Chief Scientist says.

New analysis says dredging plastic waste from coastal locations may be the most efficient way to clean it up.

Evidence has been found that suggests early humans colonised Asian islands much earlier than previously thought.

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