Researchers have found new forms of tau protein that become abnormal in the very early stages of Alzheimer's disease before cognitive problems develop.
Scientists have confirmed the presence in meteorites of a key organic molecule that may have been used to build other organic molecules, including some used by life.
Mathematical modelling shows that continents remain weak and prone to destruction in their infancy, then progressively melt and differentiate to become stable continents.
The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder has conducted its first survey of the entire Southern Sky, mapping approximately 3 million galaxies in just 300 hours.
Neck, head and anal cancers linked to human papilloma viruses (HPV) could be detected early, thanks to a highly specific diagnostic test.
Doctors may be able to more accurately confirm concussions by measuring mRNA in a person's saliva, aiding diagnosis in a non-invasive, non-biased fashion.
Continued warming of Australia's climate, an increase in extreme fire weather and rising sea levels are highlighted in the latest State of the Climate report.
Researchers have uncovered an extinct species of monk seal that lived in the Southern Hemisphere, changing scientists' understanding of how seal species evolved around the world.
A diagnostic made from a glass slide, Teflon film and a piece of paper can test for levels of fibrinogen concentration in blood in less than four minutes.
Scientists have discovered what they claim is the first detached reef to be found in more than 120 years — and it's taller than some of the world's most prominent structures.
The Dublin-Boston score is claimed to accurately predict how severe infection will be on day seven after measuring the patient's blood for the first four days.
Researchers have traced cancer cells back to their tumour of origin by detecting an overexpression of fibroblast growth factor receptor in both the cancer cells and the tumour.
QUT will develop software to crunch the complex geochemical data that will be captured by the Perseverance rover during its mission to search for ancient life on Mars.