Australian engineers are training drones to plant trees.

Acoustic surveys exploring the seafloor for oil deposits have been linked to a two to three-fold increase in the death of plankton.

A new study has found that consistent use of paracetamol in pregnancy could have effects on the development of male offspring.

A mother’s uterine fluid can give a growing foetus information on the outside world.

Research suggests teenagers really do need to sleep in longer than adults.

A new study says masculine stereotypes of STEM subjects corrupt the self-concept of female students and their career aspirations.

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has been near-universally condemned for saying students with disabilities should not be in mainstream classes.

Researchers have marked Australia’s first foray into space in 15 years ...

The National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)’s Raijin supercomputer has been ranked Australia’s fastest.

A new study warns Australia has drastically underestimated the threat of climate change.

Researchers have taken a new step toward commercial-scale, sustainable biofuel from algae.

Long before dominating memes and online galleries, the humble cat was planning world domination.

Experts say Australia needs to reduce the risks that people face in their golden years.

The world’s largest randomised controlled trial of the use of acupuncture in emergency departments has been completed.

Stanford University engineers have developed a new way to charge devices wirelessly, while they are in motion.

Chinese scientists have smashed the quantum entanglement record.

Researchers have identified over 180 possible sites for pumped hydro energy storage across South Australia.

Social and economic disadvantage could be an evolutionary trigger for children to hit early puberty.

Children with FASD are more likely to fail at school, have attention problems and talk about killing themselves ...

Queensland researchers have released a decade’s worth of work on the genetic makeup of over 1000 microbes.

Researchers have unveiled a new technique for stripping the cells out of the extracellular matrix surrounding them.

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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.

‘Ninety-seven per cent of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming’ – a statement about agreement that not everyone agrees on.

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