Scientists say catch and release fishing may have significant damaging effects on sharks.

An Australian eucalypt can ‘remember’ extreme heat events and use that memory to prepare for future heatwaves.

Australia's biggest companies are not doing enough to mitigate the risks of climate change, a new report has found.

Authorities have approved a world-first pilot project to turn brown coal from Victoria's Latrobe Valley into hydrogen.

Scientists say irrigators extracting excess water has contributed to the death of millions of fish in the Murray-Darling system.

A small bird is standing in the way of Adani's giant Queensland coal mine.

Queensland researchers are teaching robot drivers to work with human roads.

A new pilot plant will test technology for turning sugarcane waste into fuel.

Another ground-breaking prehistoric discovery has been made in the Queensland town of Winton.

NASA's Opportunity rover mission is at an end after almost 15 years exploring the surface of Mars.

Scientists warn that rapidly declining insect populations spell ‘catastrophic’ trouble.

An inquiry has found the Federal Government should delay its plan to restrict R&D incentives.

A new US Government report warns China and Russia are both developing space-based weapons.

Experts have assessed wave power potential at key sites around Australia.

Lakes in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) are contaminated with dangerous metals at some of the highest levels in the world.

BHP is looking for ways to both clean up legacy mining projects obtain biofuels from impacted lands and water.

Researchers have highlighted the importance of early intervention on cerebral palsy.

Australia is installing renewable power faster than any other country, on a per person basis.

A prestigious medical journal has dedicated an entire issue to advancing gender equity in science, medicine and global health.

Australia’s oldest PhD graduate has become a doctor at 94 years old.

CSIRO has raised concerns that Australia is overstating its emissions reductions.

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