Experts say the growth of Australia’s cities is being held back by institutional silos, perennial underfunding and lack of a national vision.

The Federal Education Minister says “alarm bells should be ringing” over poor student test results.

This year ends a decade of exceptional global heat, retreating ice and record sea levels driven by human activities.

Medical experts are calling for the health sector to disentangle from commercial interests.

New technology is allowing humans to see the world through the eyes of animals.

Researchers have built artificial neurons on silicon chips that can mimic the electrical responses of real, biological neurons.

A new Great Barrier Reef study shows how the reef copes with rapid sea-level rise.

Experts suggest the rule to lift with a straight back might need a re-think.

An Australian researcher has been honoured for his work on solid materials made almost entirely out of holes.

Experts say private hospitals must hold ‘greedy’ doctors to account to save private health care.

A new survey shows a high rate of Australian doctors admit giving patients ‘active placebos’.

CSIRO has developed a new tool that harnesses AI and Twitter for early detection of disease outbreaks.

CSIRO has outlined five key opportunities for hydrogen industry growth.

Australian researchers have delved into the world of online conspiracy theories and the people who push them.

Researchers have investigated the effects of concussion weeks after a child’s injury.

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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.

Blockchain is the programming that gives Bitcoin its value, but it could be much more than that. Blockchain could change the world.

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