A search of undersea mountains off Tasmania has uncovered new reefs and dozens of unnamed species.

The Federal Government has announced a cut in funding for research.

A new study has found shoppers underestimate the carbon cost of their food choices, but they would like to know more.

Australian engineers have taken the latest step closer to quantum computing with a new optical microchip.

The University of Wollongong will soon offer a controversial Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation degree.

Research suggests people who frequently play violent video games are less affected by disturbing images than non-players.

Some leading local labs have formed a new group dedicated to developing ethical AI.

More funds have been provided for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of dementia.

Labor says it would create a commonwealth environmental protection agency if it wins next year’s election.

CSIRO says Adani's water management plan for the proposed Carmichael coal mine is seriously flawed.

New stats show gay, lesbian and bisexual Australians suffer from poorer health, especially when it comes to emotional health and suffering physical violence.

Adelaide will be the home of Australia's new space agency.

A new blood test is being developed to measure the risk of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) ...

Australia could be on track to meet its Paris 2030 emissions reductions because of a loophole.

Scientists have set a new record for the amount of time a baboon can live with a pig’s heart.

Research suggests corals on the Great Barrier Reef were more resilient to the 2017 heatwave than the 2016 heatwave, even though it was hotter and longer.

A new study by Australian safety authorities has found no link between the use of mobile phones and incidence of brain cancers.

NASA’s Voyager 2 probe is officially in interstellar space, after a journey of more than 40 years.

The first baby has been born following a uterus transplant from a deceased person.

Researchers have shed light on barely living ‘zombie’ bacteria thriving in a deep ‘subterranean Galapagos’.

Invasive species have been ranked as the highest threat to Australian biodiversity, with habitat loss a close second.

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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.

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