July is typically the world's warmest month of the year, but July 2021 outdid itself as the hottest July and month ever recorded.
Scientists are observing changes in the Earth's climate in every region and across the whole climate system, according to the latest IPCC report.
Australia's emerging seaweed sector has launched a new peak body, while the federal government has provided $59m to fund the Marine Bioproducts CRC.
DNA testing of Australian honey can reveal where it was produced and its main floral sources, according to researchers from CSIRO.
A new test could help reduce the high mortality rate from ovarian cancer by dramatically improving the accuracy of early detection.
Vets have developed a diagnostic point-of-care kit that is claimed to detect the deadly Hendra virus in horses faster than ever — in under an hour, rather than days.
Astronomers have potentially discovered the first evidence of the destruction of a collapsed rapidly spinning star — described as a "magneto-rotational hypernova".
Blood-based measurement of glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) can distinguish patients with frontotemporal dementia from those with primary psychiatric disorders or healthy individuals.
A new species of large prehistoric crocodile that roamed South East Queensland's waterways millions of years ago has been documented by UQ researchers.
The kit could facilitate the diagnosis of malaria in the field, as it is anticipated to be lightweight, easy to use and able to detect the disease in its early stages.
Many of the cancers that the test is capable of detecting do not have screening tests available, such as liver, pancreatic and oesophageal cancers.
Scientists have for the first time detected black holes swallowing neutron stars — reminiscent of Pac-Man eating dots.
The odour-based test sniffs out vapours emanating from blood samples and is able to distinguish between benign, pancreatic and ovarian cancer cells.
An international consortium has agreed to build and operate a ground-based telescope that will produce images sharper than space telescopes operating today.
Researchers have developed a rapid and sensitive testing method for COVID-19 biomarkers, claimed to provide results in just one second.