An international team of scientists have returned from a once-in-a-lifetime expedition that took them 400 km north-east of New Zealand.
A newly discovered molecular mechanism of gene regulation could help develop treatment strategies for genetic diseases.
Professor Daniel Szymanski used the model plant Arabidopsis to analyse how intracellular signalling networks pattern cell walls to generate particular cell shapes and sizes.
Flinders University researchers have presented a new examination of river health with a fresh look at microbial distributions from Murray River water samples.
The federal government is creating an Australian Antarctic Science Council to revitalise science research, as well as boost Hobart's position as an Antarctic science hub.
Deakin University and Vestas have teamed up to improve the compressive strength of carbon fibre composite materials for wind turbines.
Researchers are pushing for global warming to be limited to 1.5°C, claiming that such a limit could protect hundreds of thousands of insects, plants and animals.
Plants are responding in unexpected ways to increased carbon dioxide in the air, reversing previously well-established patterns.
Australia is one of only two developed countries with 'megadiversity' of plant and animal life.
Much like people, galaxies fall victim to the middle-aged spread as they get older, becoming less elliptical and more round, according to Australian and US scientists.
How would you like to try beer that costs less and has a more consistent flavour? US scientists may have come to your rescue.
Buckingham Palace in London, the Pentagon in Virginia and the Empire State Building in New York City have something in common, reveals a new study.
Animal feed that's easier to digest. Potatoes that don't go brown. And an improved industrial oil.
Scientists at La Trobe University and the University of Western Australia have made a seed germination breakthrough.
A study by researchers at the University of Sydney and University of Queensland has found that modified peptides could be used to boost plant growth and development.