A real-life version of Back to the Future's flux capacitor will have important applications in communication technology and quantum computing.
The story of the Loch Ness monster is one of the world's greatest mysteries.
CSIRO's Data61 has opened a new facility purpose-built for applied research into novel augmented reality, virtual reality and 3D web technologies.
A group of international researchers has developed a web tool, RefEx, that can easily search gene expression data available in public databases.
Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham surprised attendees at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide by announcing the government's plans to establish Australia's very own space agency.
UNSW engineers have invented a new architecture for quantum computing that promises to make the large-scale manufacture of quantum chips both cheaper and easier than previously thought possible.
A recent study, conducted in both human and mouse cells, has revealed that cancer cells might streamline their genomes in order to proliferate more easily.
The Australian National University (ANU) is inviting citizen scientists with an interest in astronomy to join a search for exploding stars called supernovae.
Around 25,000 Australians are diagnosed with epilepsy each year.
Asteroid 2015 BZ509 is the only asteroid in the solar system known to have a clockwise, retrograde orbit around the Sun while at the same time sharing a planet's orbital space.
The Australian National University (ANU) is launching a search for a new planet in our solar system, and you're invited to help make this historic discovery.
UWA's Zadko Telescope has captured the explosion that gave birth to a black hole 12 billion light years away, which took place before the Earth and Sun existed.
Japanese researchers have been investigating the source of energy driving the Earth's magnetic field, hidden deep within its core.
Astronomers have announced evidence for the existence of a 'middleweight' black hole — otherwise known as the missing link between relatively small, stellar-mass black holes and the supermassive black holes that lie at the centre of some galaxies.
Across the universe, galaxies are being killed, and scientists want to know whodunnit.