The DNA of an embryo has been edited for the first time in the US.

Australian roboticists have grabbed the $US80,000 first prize at the 2017 Amazon Robotics Challenge in Japan.

New research gives one of the most concrete examples yet for the notion that we inherit more than just DNA.

NAPLAN organisers say next year’s tests will provide more precise results.

Australian-led research has found that even if global warming is kept to only 1.5°C, extreme El Niño events are likely to become twice as common.

Queensland's chief scientist, Professor Suzanne Miller, has been charged with fraud by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC).

A Queensland academic has taken shots at key research into the Great Barrier Reef.

A meta-analysis has found that sperm concentration has declined more than 50 percent ...

Experts have reflected on ideas to combat climate change through ‘geoengineering’.

Researchers have encoded a GIF in DNA.

Experts have outlined what could be an important way for sensitive data to be processed on quantum computers.

Research has revealed new details on how pregnant mothers’ smoking harms their babies.

Japanese researchers have grown cucumbers in space.

A prototype vaccine for type 1 diabetes will start clinical trials in 2018.

High-tech investigations show Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years.

Fewer teenagers are drinking alcohol but more needs to be done to curb the drinking habits of Australian school students ...

Australian researchers have discovered an important mechanism in the creation of antibiotics.

A 1 trillion tonne iceberg has broken away from Antarctica, signalling a new chapter in the life of the frozen wilderness.

UNESCO has decided not to include the Great Barrier Reef in its latest ‘List of World Heritage in Danger’.

An Australian study has found premature babies who receive a course of caffeine show long term improvements in their breathing and lung function.

Australian researchers have discovered that immune cells can act like tiny brains.

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