The Earth's crust has more in common with pizza dough than you might think, according to an international team looking into the mechanics of plate tectonics.
As well as promoting hyperactivity and insomnia, a new study has found that artificial sweeteners actually increase feelings of hunger, leading to higher calorific intake.
Neuroscientists at The University of Melbourne are recruiting electronic music fans for a study exploring the connection between cravings and the 'risky' sounds of dance music.
Chinese researchers have investigated the process by which ice accumulates on the wings and tail of an aircraft flying during freezing rain.
Luca Alessandrini has developed a prototype violin made from a composite material that includes, among other things, spider silk.
It's been a busy couple of days for astronomers, with announcements of three significant discoveries taking place in the past 48 hours.
A team from Harvard has created a 'bionic leaf' that converts sunlight directly into a biomass fuel with 10 times the efficiency of natural systems.
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo has developed what is said to be the world's first kit able to directly detect the Zika virus (ZIKV) in blood.
Atomo Diagnostics has secured $1.38 million to assist in the development and commercialisation of new rapid tests for the detection of dengue and chikungunya viruses, which are leading causes of illness and death in the tropics and subtropics.
The federal government has announced the future timing for the next funding round for Cooperative Research Centres and the next three rounds of CRC-Project funding.
Researchers have identified a new macromolecule that could help prevent deadly virus infections with a triple-play mechanism that can also help prevent viral drug resistance.
Swinburne University researchers have been collecting used coffee grounds from local cafes, drying them out and testing them as a construction material. You may soon be driving over the results.
There has been some confusion surrounding the impact of the 2016–17 Budget on the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme.
An international consortium has been awarded a multimillion-dollar research grant from the US government agency Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity for research into quantum technology.