Mankind has made its first powered, controlled flight on another planet.

Microsoft is buying a major speech recognition firm as part of a $20 billion deal.

Australian nuclear science experts say new techniques could be used to boost the mining industry.

Researchers in China and the US have injected human stem cells into primate embryos to create a new hybrid.

New research appears to confirm a genetic link between depression and anxiety.

A new study shows people with serious mental illness have higher rates of postoperative complications and longer stays in hospital.

Australian researchers say a new technique can deliver safe drinking water using cheap materials and free energy.

Advocates say awareness of ‘green hydrogen’ is growing.

Global health advocates want intellectual property rights waived for life-saving vaccines.

A British study has found magic mushrooms could be an effective antidepressant.

The Climate Council says Australia can and should get carbon emissions to net zero by 2035.

Experts say Australian universities have made a shortsighted decision by cutting Asiain language courses.

The Federal Government says improving teacher quality will help arrest declining academic standards.

Researchers have come up with a new way to obtain Neanderthal DNA.

Australia's biggest unis want a new fund to boost research commercialisation.

An Australian uni student’s second-year homework has been picked up by Amazon quantum researchers.

Scientists have translated the structure of a spider’s web into music.

Ocean researchers have discovered a microbe that has not evolved for millions of years.

Researchers are on their way to study reefs in the ‘twilight zone’.

Scientists have found exactly the black hole they were looking for - not too small, and not too big.

Physicists have found more indications of a fifth fundamental force of nature.

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Even though many of us have been forced indoors, the COVID-19 crisis is eroding our privacy.

I am Tim Hall; a red-blooded, beer-drinking, Commodore-driving Australian male who has no interest in watching sports – at least, not the sports played by humans.

This week marked an astounding leap forward, scientifically speaking - taking a picture of something that cannot be seen.

Chiropractic is a surprisingly popular form of alternative medicine - so mainstream that it’s hardly ‘alternative’ and so non-scientific that it’s barely ‘medicine’.

Our cars are being programmed to kill us.

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