Marine research says noise from oil and gas exploration could be harming scallops.

Monitoring wastewater is a useful way to understand drug use in a population, and experts say they have now enhanced the technique.

Experts say the world should still be able to reach the goal of limiting warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, if the Paris emission pledges are strengthened.

Researchers in the UK have used CRISPR gene editing on an embryo for the first time.

A new technique opens up 3D printing to thousands of metal alloys - even those that can't be welded.

Australian researchers have stored photonic information as an acoustic wave on a microchip.

QUT researchers have produced Australia’s first lithium-ion battery.

Scientists want laws changed to allow three-parent babies in Australia.

NAB and CSIRO are joining forces for a project to explore ways for Australia to grow its most globally competitive industries.

A trial has tested new age therapies for chronic fatigue syndrome among children.

A new ANU study says there are more than enough potential pumped hydro sites to power the nation.

The SA Government wants the state play a bigger role in the multi-billion-dollar space industry.

Unions say CSIRO is planning to cut close to 60 staff.

The proportion of male teachers is dropping so rapidly that there will be none in 50 years’ time, a new study finds.

Scientists have demonstrated self-reconfiguring modular robots that can merge, spilt and even self-heal.

Carbohydrates could be the key to a successful malaria vaccine.

Researchers say armies of microbes battle it out to determine whether exotic marine plants successfully invade new territory.

A new study has revealed extensive loss of corals in Australia’s Palm Islands region over the past century.

University researchers are coming together to boost South Australia’s copper production.

The Bureau of Meteorology is setting up a new all-in-one platform.

The Global Burden of Disease study (GBD) has been used to make global estimates for the state of the world’s health.

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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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