Australia's future is at risk as performance declines amongst our maths and science students, says Science & Technology Australia (STA).
Projects outcomes include the development of 3D-printed materials for the vision impaired, improved grain crop production through better weed control and innovations in advanced composite paints.
The Prime Minister's Prizes for Science celebrate the achievements and successes of Australian scientists, teachers and innovators.
Dr Farideh Bischoff will lead the clinical program for MagSense cancer detection technology, to achieve regulatory approval as a diagnostic device for the early detection of malignant tumour cells.
Merck has acquired Australian listed cancer research firm Viralytics in a $502 million deal.
The 20th annual Science meets Parliament was attended in record-breaking numbers, bringing more than 240 Australian scientists to Canberra for a chance to meet with parliamentarians.
Professor Dayong Jin will spearhead the institute's efforts to create small, stable, inexpensive devices for disease diagnosis that are as easy to use as smartphones.
Researchers have recommended changes to the guidelines used in clinical trials, in an effort to gain information about the impact on the quality of life of participating patients.
Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney have developed a new microscopy technology that allows the human eye to track a single molecule and inspect its behaviour inside a living cell.
Thirteen medical researchers and projects tackling critical health issues across northern Australia have received government funding.
Veteran immunologist Jacques Miller has been awarded the 2018 Japan Prize.
Following an extensive consultation process, Innovation and Science Australia's strategic plan for Australian innovation has finally been made public.
JJIPO@MONASH will be the Victorian headquarters for Johnson & Johnson's scientific, investment and commercialisation arms.
A new report has revealed favourable insights into clinical trials in Australia, where more than $1 billion is invested each year by both government and industry.
The Australian Government has announced that it will permit the export of medicinal cannabis products.