Astronomers have discovered rapidly swinging jets coming from a black hole almost 8000 light-years from Earth — behaviour that has never before been observed on such short timescales.
Researchers have been looking at how different environments provide opportunities for animal-to-human diseases to interact with and infect new host species, including humans.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has entered into a collaboration with NX Prenatal to develop proteomics assays to monitor foetal health in utero and assess the risk of adverse outcomes.
The Australian Antarctic Program is leading an ambitious project to search for the Earth's longest continuous ice core climate record from deep inside an Antarctic ice sheet.
Swedish scientists have shown how a blood test can reveal whether there is accelerating nerve cell damage in the brain.
Results from NASA's landmark Twins Study, which studied one twin in spaceflight and one on the ground, have finally been published.
The Australian Government has announced $55m for a new CRC and the Australian Space Agency has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent with aerospace company Boeing.
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Scientists spent the summer in a temporary lab set up on a remote Antarctic ice sheet, investigating a natural 'atmospheric detergent' that cleans the air of greenhouse gases.
The humble breath test can now do a lot more than detect if you've had too much to drink, with scientists all over the world developing breath tests for gut-based diseases.
Russian physicists have found a way to wind back the clock, returning the state of a quantum computer a fraction of a second into the past.
A popular smartphone application, designed to measure heart rate using the phone's built-in camera, may help detect diabetes.
A robotic rover deployed in the most Mars-like environment on Earth, Chile's Atacama Desert, has recovered subsurface soil samples during a trial mission to find signs of life.
Researchers have revealed how origami-style folded paper, prepared with a printer and a hotplate, has detected malaria with 98% sensitivity in infected participants in Uganda.
A catastrophic threat exists to 40% of species over the next 100 years, with butterflies, moths, dragonflies, bees, ants and dung beetles most at risk.