Engineers have spiced up new solar cells by adding a touch of chilli.

Australian experts are helping design new cathodes for high-performing sodium ion batteries.

Australian scientists are developing ‘smart’ stem cells.

A team of WHO investigators have landed in China, ready to find out more about the origins of COVID-19.

Concern has been raised about the use of slave labour in producing PPE.

Government money will be used to investigate using an underground coal mine for pumped hydro storage.

NBN Co has set a 5G long-range transmission world record.

A new study of Earth’s crust shows a global growth spurt three billion years ago.

Some high-tech research has uncovered hints of an unknown quantum particle.

Researchers have used a microwave to turn coal into graphite.

Australia is the only developed nation on a new list of global deforestation hotspots.

Queensland researchers are working to cut the global death rate from dengue, Zika and other mosquito-borne viruses.

People’s trust in government in Australia appears to have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Google has reportedly moved to tighten control over its scientists’ papers.

Experts want the health sector to show the same leadership on climate change as during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

The Federal Government has funded trials for new COVID-19 vaccines that could have a number of benefits over current treatments.

CSIRO bio-engineers are developing new wheats with a stronger resistance against rust diseases.

Engineers have come up with a fish transport system that lets them glide over dam walls, weirs and other barriers.

Australian researchers have come up with a new process for calculating the perfect size and density of quantum dots in solar panels, which could topple efficiency records.

Experts are working on a new, wider definition of sustainability.

Australian scientists have come up with a new way to spot coastal ‘bright spots’ and repair marine ecosystems.

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Even though many of us have been forced indoors, the COVID-19 crisis is eroding our privacy.

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.

This week marked an astounding leap forward, scientifically speaking - taking a picture of something that cannot be seen.

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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