A new study suggests early childhood education could double the return on its investment.

NASA has moved a spacecraft closer to an asteroid than ever before, and managed to snap a photo.

Permafrost in the Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted.

A three-year QLD study has found drinking laws increased pre-drinking.

Experts have reviewed the Bradfield Scheme – a decades-old idea to pipe flood waters from Australia’s north to the arid centre.

Most life on Earth is microbial, but experts say the tiniest lifeforms are being left out of climate modelling.

Marine heatwaves appear to be influenced by climate ‘events’ that take place thousands of kilometres away.

New modelling has found that the First Australians arrived in large groups using complex technologies.

A new drug could be used to allow children with dwarfism to grow to average heights.

CSIRO has worked with over 20 organisations on a new landmark report projecting Australia’s future to 2060.

The Queensland Government has given the final green light to Adani’s Carmichael coal mine.

The Federal Government has announced $400,000 in funding for suicide prevention, including a program for refugees.

New research shows the use of Bitcoin causes around 22 megatons in CO2 emissions annually.

Australian researchers are developing techniques for asteroid mining.

Half of NSW’s coastal community thinks rising sea levels will not impact them directly, a new survey finds.

A national survey has found 47 per cent of Year 10-12 students have engaged in sexual intercourse.

The impacts of a changing climate are often measured via its larger inhabitants: scrawny polar bears, bleached coral, dwindling catch in fishing nets.

An immune therapy drug could be used to delay diabetes by several years.

Google is looking to buy analytics software firm Looker for US$2.6 billion.

Engineers are attempting to pinch the incredible insulative properties of polar bear hair.

New modelling shows Australia is on track to achieve 50 per cent renewable electricity by 2030 without government intervention.

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