New research shows the use of Bitcoin causes around 22 megatons in CO2 emissions annually.

A national survey has found 47 per cent of Year 10-12 students have engaged in sexual intercourse.

Australian researchers are developing techniques for asteroid mining.

Half of NSW’s coastal community thinks rising sea levels will not impact them directly, a new survey finds.

Engineers are attempting to pinch the incredible insulative properties of polar bear hair.

The impacts of a changing climate are often measured via its larger inhabitants: scrawny polar bears, bleached coral, dwindling catch in fishing nets.

An immune therapy drug could be used to delay diabetes by several years.

Experts say communication is key to reducing stillbirth in migrant and refugee communities.

Researchers say the internet may be changing our brains.

Official data shows Australia’s carbon emissions continue to rise.

New modelling shows Australia is on track to achieve 50 per cent renewable electricity by 2030 without government intervention.

WA Police are turning to AI for digital evidence, hoping to massively reduce investigation times.

Google is looking to buy analytics software firm Looker for US$2.6 billion.

Human behaviour drives climate change, but researchers want to know the extent to which climate change can change behaviour.

The Federal Government wants new measures to ensure the physical safety of international students.

The Murdoch Institute has signed a deal with a US-based biotech company to create ‘bioprinted tissue’.

Hackers have accessed almost 20 years’ worth of personal data on ANU staff, students and visitors.

A Melbourne gardener has launched legal action against Monsanto in Australia’s first Roundup lawsuit.

Australian researchers are working on new polymers made from waste sulphur.

Researchers are classifying the different influences on soil carbon capture.

Experts say doctors should not be afraid of opioid therapy for terminally ill patients.

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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.

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?

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