Researchers at RMIT University have engineered a new type of transistor that sends electrons through air.

Over 200,000 Australians are now on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and almost all report positive experiences.

A Chinese fusion reactor has achieved a temperature of over 100 million degrees.

A local lab is using 3D printing in the fight against cancer.

A new system developed in Australia can transmit data 12 million times quicker than the fastest NBN connection.

The next rounds of research grants have been delayed while the Government applies its new “national interest” test.

Australia’s top coral expert has been acknowledged for his courage in promoting science.

A new institute has been launched to transform the cultural status of mathematics in Australia.

An upcoming meeting should see the standard kilogram changed.

The Climate Council says the severe drought gripping much of Australia has been exacerbated by climate change.

A crowdfunding campaign aimed at one of Australia’s most iconic but endangered animals has been launched this week.

A new report details the major transformations underway for the global energy sector, driven largely by renewables.

A quick neck scan could spot people at risk of dementia years before symptoms appear, researchers claim.

Australia’s new face-matching system will be prone to misreading non-Caucasian faces, experts say.

Many foods labelled as “gluten-free” in fact contain gluten, new research suggests.

A new study suggests parasites in the intestines provide protection against infection in other organs.

Stats show there has been a fairly slow uptake of medical cannabis, possibly because of a lack of good evidence.

A new research partnership will see vast amounts of WA agricultural data collected and analysed to help farmers make more informed decisions.

Stanford University has demonstrated that heat from the sun and the chill of outer space can be collected simultaneously with a single device.

A new project is using drones to track and model the erosion caused by feral horses in NSW.

Australian researchers have dated some of the oldest known figurative art.

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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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