Australian biotech and medical associations have come together to urge the government to "not devastate" the Australian MTP (medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical) sector "by gutting the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentive".
Geneticists have come up with an effective way of using plant pharmacopeia to produce more effective drugs.
Themis Bioscience, an Austrian biotech company developing prophylactic vaccines against emerging tropical infectious diseases, is testing a vaccine for the Zika virus.
The Australian National University and the University of South China have agreed to work together on fusion energy research, with the prospect of Australia providing China with its first plasma stellarator device.
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.
Laboratory professionals must have detailed clinical information to make decisions on the most effective testing for patients.
This year's World Meteorological Day has a somewhat sombre tone, with the WMO revealing that numerous climate records were broken in 2016.
Have you ever wondered why the size and shape of the nose tends to vary between different human populations?
Researchers at the University of Sydney have made a remarkable and somewhat concerning discovery: Australia's koalas are getting thirsty, and it's likely a result of climate change.
A groundbreaking study led by Western Sydney University has found that common Australian trees are unable to store as much carbon dioxide as previously thought.
Arthur Sinodinos has announced $151.5 million to be invested in four new Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) — the winners of the 18th CRC selection round.
An international research team has discovered the remains of microorganisms at least 3.77 billion years old, making them the oldest fossils ever found.
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.