The humble breath test can now do a lot more than detect if you've had too much to drink, with scientists all over the world developing breath tests for gut-based diseases.
Russian physicists have found a way to wind back the clock, returning the state of a quantum computer a fraction of a second into the past.
A popular smartphone application, designed to measure heart rate using the phone's built-in camera, may help detect diabetes.
A robotic rover deployed in the most Mars-like environment on Earth, Chile's Atacama Desert, has recovered subsurface soil samples during a trial mission to find signs of life.
Researchers have revealed how origami-style folded paper, prepared with a printer and a hotplate, has detected malaria with 98% sensitivity in infected participants in Uganda.
Metabolomics, a study of small molecules — or metabolites — within organisms, cells and tissues, is an important and rapidly growing branch of 'omics'.
A catastrophic threat exists to 40% of species over the next 100 years, with butterflies, moths, dragonflies, bees, ants and dung beetles most at risk.
Researchers have used a technique called cellular barcoding to tag, track and pinpoint cells responsible for the spread of breast cancer from the main tumour into the blood and other organs.
Using CSIRO's ASKAP radio telescope, researchers have witnessed what they claim is the beginning of the end for one of the Milky Way's neighbouring galaxies.
Astronomers have revealed that the Milky Way's disc of stars becomes increasingly 'warped' and twisted the further away the stars are from the galaxy's centre.
Scientists discover how 'twin' plants with identical genes, grown in identical environments, continue to display unique characteristics all of their own.
The relationship between researchers and industry has strengthened, according to the latest National Survey of Research Commercialisation.
An international team of researchers, led by MCRI, have identified a rare genetic brain disorder.
New research led by Museums Victoria has overturned previous theories about how the biodiversity of our oceans evolved.
The eel-like hagfish has survived on Earth for at least 300 million years, thanks to its ability to fend off predators by producing and choking them with slime.