Australian researchers have removed a major stumbling block preventing zinc-air batteries from overtaking lithium-ion.

Australian clinicians want a serious focus on the problems of overdiagnosis and related overtreatment.

ANU scientists are solving the mysteries of how life as we know it first emerged.

Not doing climate science is costing the government millions.

Evidence of the harmful effect of pesticides on bees continues to grow.

Engineers have come up with a nano-tech way to purify vast volumes of water.

Australian scientists have completed a $20 million survey of the Great Australian Bight, uncovering new aquatic species and oil reserves.

University of Queensland scientists have discovered that new brain cells can be produced in the adult amygdala, a region of the brain important for processing emotional memories.

Environmentalists say Australian power stations produce levels of toxic air pollution that would be illegal in ...

Experts say there is enough space in the open ocean for a massive expansion of marine aquaculture.

A new report says there is very little investigation or even recognition of the seriousness of wildlife crime.

A review of the world’s river systems suggests rural areas are drying up while urban centres face higher flood risks.

Engineers have created a new super material by combining spider silk with nanotubes.

Australian research has found USB connections to be vulnerable to information ‘leakage’, making them even less secure than previously thought.

Researchers have created bendable batteries for implanting in the body.

The world faces two massive global challenges – food and energy security – which could be solved by farming.

Stanford University engineers are working on dynamic windows that can switch from transparent to opaque or back again in under a minute.

A new study says teachers are struggling to deal with primary schoolers who exhibit inappropriate sexual behaviour.

The Royal Hobart Hospital has Tasmania's largest public hospital has been stripped of its accreditation for psychiatry care training.

Engraved human bones unearthed in the UK may have been engraved as part of a cannibalistic ritual during the Palaeolithic period, research shows.

More than 100 scientists and policymakers have met in Canberra ...

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A giant chunk of Antarctica will soon break free, but what does it mean for the rest of the Earth?

Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

I went to a science talk looking for controversy but all I found was science.

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