The Education Minister says he wants to end university ‘cancel culture’.

Scientists have discovered a non-oxygen breathing animal, shaking up long-held assumptions about life on Earth.

Researchers are looking to steal the water-purifying ability of mangrove trees.

Australian engineers have secured patents for a new kind of fusion energy generator.

A new study finds the cashless debit card scheme and other compulsory welfare income management does more harm than good.

Engineers have created a soft-fingered robot to gently handle jellyfish.

High temperatures are adding more stress to the Great Barrier Reef.

Experts say more than a quarter of the world’s oceans are in urgent need of conservation.

Top global health bodies have laid out a broad range of risks they say is putting young people’s future under threat.

An artificial intelligence system has identified a powerful new drug for antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

The new Australian Space Agency launched this week.

The Grattan institute has proposed a ‘master teacher’ position be created to improve teaching across schools.

Queensland researchers are working on solar power technology that can be used as a flexible ‘skin’ over hard surfaces.

Melting ice from Antarctica could add up to half a metre to sea level rise this century.

New research has revealed what appears to be a ‘switch’ that controls consciousness in the brain.

Australian researchers have been offered $2 million in federal funds for COVID-19 research.

A Townsville scientist is investigating ways to produce corals for restoring and maintaining healthy reefs.

Chinese scientists have transmitted information between two entangled clouds of atoms 50 kilometres apart.

Engineers have solved a key flaw in solar panels after 40 years of research.

The latest Closing the Gap report shows that by most socio-economic measures, Indigenous Australians are still behind ...

Expert agencies have decided to assign a new name to the novel coronavirus: Covid-19.

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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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Chiropractic is a surprisingly popular form of alternative medicine - so mainstream that it’s hardly ‘alternative’ and so non-scientific that it’s barely ‘medicine’.

Our cars are being programmed to kill us.

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