A gender balance has been achieved on the sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island for the first time.

Male scientists appear to frame their research findings more positively than female scientists, according to new research.

While mainland Australia swelters, the south-west is facing an almost unprecedented marine heatwave.

As more countries look to offshore sources for renewable energy, experts say there could be big impacts on marine life.

What is your ideal job? New research suggests the subtleties of different occupations could be key ...

Researchers have created what could be the ultimate non-stick coating.

Engineers have developed an oil-catching sponge that could help recover contamination from offshore drilling.

Australia has been slammed for its policy of using old carbon credits to count towards future emissions targets.

If junk food were labelled with the amount of exercise it takes to burn off the calories, people may make healthier choices.

A new touch-screen therapy tool could accelerate the recovery of patients who have suffered a stroke.

Queensland researchers have developed new technology to produce safer ‘hybrid’ viruses at high volumes for use in vaccines and diagnostics for mosquito-borne diseases.

Authorities say over 30 gigawatts of new clean power generation will be needed ...

Experts are looking at whether summer holidays bring weight gain for kids.

Australia's top doctors say the country's public hospitals are “going backwards”.

Australia has sunk in global climate ratings.

Experts have assessed the benefits and risks for marine ecosystems from carbon removal plans.

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has constructed what could be the world's largest periodic table.

New research shows Greenland has lost 3.8 trillion tonnes of ice since 1992 – enough to push global sea levels up by 10.6 millimetres.

International researchers have embedded plans for a 3D-printed bunny in synthetic DNA.

Experts have created a high spatial resolution atlas that maps the environmental characteristics of all the globe’s rivers and catchments.

Russia has suggested Australia follow its lead by building an offshore, floating nuclear reactor.

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