Some coral communities are becoming more heat tolerant as ocean temperatures rise, offering hope for corals in a changing climate.
The cycling between warm El Niño and cold La Niña conditions in the eastern Pacific has persisted without major interruptions for at least the last 11,000 years.
Liver damage caused by a life-threatening genetic blood disorder, known as hereditary haemochromatosis, can be detected with a simple blood test or scan.
Two new studies have proposed novel methods of helping coral to survive warmer ocean temperatures.
Without the global ban on chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) we would already be facing the reality of a "scorched Earth", according to international researchers.
July is typically the world's warmest month of the year, but July 2021 outdid itself as the hottest July and month ever recorded.
Scientists are observing changes in the Earth's climate in every region and across the whole climate system, according to the latest IPCC report.
Australia's emerging seaweed sector has launched a new peak body, while the federal government has provided $59m to fund the Marine Bioproducts CRC.
DNA testing of Australian honey can reveal where it was produced and its main floral sources, according to researchers from CSIRO.
A new test could help reduce the high mortality rate from ovarian cancer by dramatically improving the accuracy of early detection.
Vets have developed a diagnostic point-of-care kit that is claimed to detect the deadly Hendra virus in horses faster than ever — in under an hour, rather than days.
Astronomers have potentially discovered the first evidence of the destruction of a collapsed rapidly spinning star — described as a "magneto-rotational hypernova".
Blood-based measurement of glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) can distinguish patients with frontotemporal dementia from those with primary psychiatric disorders or healthy individuals.
A new species of large prehistoric crocodile that roamed South East Queensland's waterways millions of years ago has been documented by UQ researchers.
The kit could facilitate the diagnosis of malaria in the field, as it is anticipated to be lightweight, easy to use and able to detect the disease in its early stages.