Child abuse images have been found in bitcoin's blockchain.

New stats show just one in four undergraduate students is admitted to university based on their ...

An ASEAN education meeting has heard calls for Australian universities to stop relying so heavily on Chinese international students.

Researchers are eavesdropping on fish to understand how healthy waterways are.

Australian engineers are using advanced crystal technology to allow submarines to stay submerged longer ...

The question of whether agriculture or social structure came first in human development has long been a point of contention with historians.

March 22 is World Water Day – a day set aside to focus on one of the most important elements of life on Earth.

A large proportion of commonly prescribed, non-antibacterial pharmaceuticals appear to affect the growth of the bacteria in our guts.

Experts say a single marine heatwave has been found to have released around nine million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere – an amount equivalent to 1.6 million cars driven for 12 months.

A large-scale, real-world experiment has shown the risk of increasing ocean acidification to the Great Barrier Reef.

Australian creative industries are a major economic force, but a new study to creatives to go digital or go bust.

Research suggests social media use at age 10 could reduce the wellbeing of adolescent girls.

Australian scientists have developed a world-first, graphene-based filter that can remove more than 99 per cent of organic matter ...

Researchers have questioned ketamine nasal sprays for depression, after a pilot trial was stopped early due to poor side effects.

A new study questions the concept of being ‘healthy at any weight’.

AI can now diagnose and identify cancerous prostate samples as accurately as a professional pathologist.

Facebook has suspended Cambridge Analytica over improperly obtained user data.

Researchers have replicated a platypus milk protein in their mission to create new antibiotics.

Most Australians accept mining and have positive views of its economic role, but they hold low levels of trust in in the industry, according to a new survey.

Researchers say a period known as the ‘Boring Billion’ is beginning to look a lot more interesting.

The world-changing physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.

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Blockchain is the programming that gives Bitcoin its value, but it could be much more than that. Blockchain could change the world.

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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