The AHRC has announced an independent study into racism at Australian universities.

The government has introduced new legislation that it says will ensure quality and integrity in international education.

Funding has been provided for an independent education body to oversee universities reform.

The Victorian Government has invested $37 million in a US space tourism company.

Advocates say sustained momentum is needed for technological change in Australia.

About $2.8 billion in technology investments are included in the 2024 federal budget...

A new mind-reading device is capable of decoding words that people are thinking but not vocalising.

CSIRO is turning red meat into nutritious powder.

This week’s Federal Budget continues support for the government’s environmental and climate measures.

Australian researchers have assisted what could be a major quantum computing advance.

An inquiry report has slammed the “bewildering” budget overspend in Australia’s Antarctic mission.

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is establishing a new medical school.

New methods could allow the chemical industry to make better use of water.

A recent study shows most shark meat is mislabelled at fish markets and takeaway shops.

The revival of a reef in South Australia provides hope for broader marine restoration efforts.

Researchers are invited to apply for a share in a new $160 million medical research fund.

The Federal Government is funding millions of dollars worth of mapping for mining companies.

The boundary between solid and liquid metal is far more dynamic than previously known.

A new study suggests the near-collapse of Earth's magnetic field may have contributed to complex life.

Dam experts from WaterNSW are partnering with Armidale Regional Council to enhance the monitoring of local dam infrastructure.

Researchers have developed what they call a ‘Sperm Whale Phonetic Alphabet’.

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For the last few weeks we have been bogged down in the very Earthly matters of royalty, budgets, politics, humanity and celebrity - all good prompts to look away, up into the infinite. 

Health authorities, politicians and scientists have been slowly introducing the world to the concept of ‘One Health’ - an all-inclusive approach to health that extends from the human body right through the global environment. 

This year’s Nobel Prizes honour discoveries that unwind our notion of truth, our understanding of ourselves and the human story, the complexities of cells and the very basics of the universe. 

XENOTRANSPLANTATION - sounds like something that would happen to an ill-fated crew member in Star Trek, but it is also a technical term for using non-human parts to treat or enhance our own bodies. 

I am Tim Hall; a red-blooded, beer-drinking, car-driving Australian male who has no interest in watching sports – at least, not the sports played by humans.

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