The federal government is creating an Australian Antarctic Science Council to revitalise science research, as well as boost Hobart's position as an Antarctic science hub.
Bacteria's ability to transfer genes, like those associated with antibiotic resistance, is governed by a previously unknown set of rules that are written in the DNA of the recipient.
The centre will help Australian researchers maximise the benefits of observing Earth from space and further develop Australia's space sector.
Researchers have visualised how the protein SOCS1 'switches off' cell signalling to dampen immune responses and block cancer growth.
A real-life version of Back to the Future's flux capacitor will have important applications in communication technology and quantum computing.
Researchers from Australia, Brazil and the US have developed a fast and effective tool to detect Zika virus.
The story of the Loch Ness monster is one of the world's greatest mysteries.
Deakin University and Vestas have teamed up to improve the compressive strength of carbon fibre composite materials for wind turbines.
Researchers are pushing for global warming to be limited to 1.5°C, claiming that such a limit could protect hundreds of thousands of insects, plants and animals.
CSIRO's Data61 has opened a new facility purpose-built for applied research into novel augmented reality, virtual reality and 3D web technologies.
The University of South Australia's (UniSA) $247 million Cancer Research Institute has opened.
Plants are responding in unexpected ways to increased carbon dioxide in the air, reversing previously well-established patterns.
Representatives from 11 manufacturers in the pharmacy industry met this month to discuss the challenges and possible solutions to further closing the loop on recycling.