Water vapour has been discovered in the atmosphere of a planet eight times as heavy and twice as large as Earth.

A diverse upbringing could help us better recognise faces across different races as adults.

A bureaucratic effort to understand Australia’s climate risks appears to have slowed down.

New prosthetics are being developed to give sensory feedback to the user, reducing phantom limb issues.

Harvard has developed a new supercooling method to extend liver preservation time by more than a day.

Failures in Australia’s environmental laws have allowed the destruction of threatened species habitat.

A new research facility will attempt to trap atoms to protect Australia’s groundwater.

Experts have identified themselves from “anonymised data” on Victorian transport patterns.

New research shows that soldiers have to care about robots they work with, but not too much.

Australian researchers have engineered gold-based molecules that target cancer cells and leave healthy cells unharmed.

The ANU is setting up a new facility to dig through incredible mounds of data from space.

New research has revealed a 71 per cent decline in tiger sharks across Queensland’s coastline.

New research suggests females are better at sustaining their performance during maths, science and reading tests than males.

The Australian Academy of Science wants to bring science and industry together to guide digital transformation.

Researchers in the US have gained control of the elusive “particle” of sound, the phonon.

Scientists have returned from a 28-day voyage to the Coral Sea with a raft of new discoveries from the deep sea.

New tools are being developed to help manage one of the biggest threats facing the Great Barrier Reef.

Engineers are working on a new era of computing built on tiny tubes of carbon.

A new deal is expected to drive growth for Australia's space and spatial industries.

Hormone replacement therapy soon after menopause may increase breast cancer risk.

WorkCover Queensland has engaged major universities for research on support for workers diagnosed with silicosis.

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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.

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