German researchers have successfully created a cloud of ultracold atoms in space — and begun testing a theory of Albert Einstein's in the process.
The Turnbull government is seeking input from the industry, science and research communities on priority research themes for upcoming selection rounds of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme.
Scientists have discovered that rising temperatures are damaging insects' ability to reproduce.
If you can't shake the feeling that 2016 went on for longer than a typical calendar year, you're not actually far from the truth.
Researchers from Monash University have wasted no time getting into the spirit of summer, releasing two separate stories with a distinctly sea-flavoured theme to them.
Geologists conducting research off the coast of eastern Indonesia have identified what they claim to be the biggest exposed fault on Earth — a find that will help researchers assess dangers of future tsunamis in the area.
A research team led by Okayama University has discovered the gene mutation and enzyme that determine whether the dormancy of barley is long (better for food crops) or short (better for beer-making).
The increasing intensity and frequency of bushfires in Victoria is having a significant impact on the genetic diversity of the state's frog populations.
Australian researchers have found that the year 2015, currently listed as the hottest year on record, could be an average year by 2040 if carbon emissions continue to rise at the same rate.
A new 'laser radar' system that allows real-time monitoring of potentially hazardous dust emissions has been successfully trialled in the industrial centre of Port Hedland.
Australia has warmed by around 1°C since 1910, according to State of the Climate 2016.
Australian and German scientists have used the world's largest steerable radio telescopes to create the most detailed map yet of the Milky Way.
Scientists from The University of Queensland have discovered a major group of microorganisms contributing to climate change.