Both the federal and Queensland governments are pouring more money into research for a COVID-19 vaccine.

A British study has found young vapers are less likely to try cigarettes later.

A high-tech study of teeth has exposed ancient gender inequality in China.

The first ever genetic map of the cerebral cortex has been produced with the help of Australian researchers.

Queensland researchers say they have reached their funding goal for clinical trials of a possible COVID-19 vaccine.

A mishap during an experiment has cracked a 58-year-old quantum physics puzzle.

A new report belies the idea that burning LNG is better than burning coal.

Engineers have used graphene to create a thin film for thermal energy harvesting.

One of Australia’s leading health labs has expanded with a new facility to fast-track medicines to patients.

A study of billion-year-old rocks has revealed that the building blocks for life on Earth arrived much later than previously thought.

Low-tech ‘bioreactors’ could be used to manage nitrogen run-off from farms to the Great Barrier Reef.

Scientists have discovered a giant reservoir of freshwater locked under the sea.

A study in monkeys has found they do not develop a coronavirus infection the second time they are exposed, suggesting plasma from recovered patients could be a treatment for COVID-19.

Australia’s Closing the Gap policy has been dubbed a “medical response to what is effectively a political problem”, amid calls for stronger efforts.

Australia's $80 billion Future Submarine Program is “dangerously off track”, according to a new report.

New research shows how media coverage can cause people to search for information on an epidemic, regardless of the actual threat level.

CSIRO says plastic dumped in the ocean is making its way back to Australia’s beaches.

With up to 10 per cent of Australians living in social housing at some point, experts say it can be a vital launchpad for a more stable life.

The University of Tasmania is slashing its number of degrees and courses from about 514 to 120 by next year.

Eager citizen scientists have led to the discovery of a new type of star.

Scientists say the world’s smelliest fruit could boost energy storage.

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