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.
Australia is one of only two developed countries with 'megadiversity' of plant and animal life.
Much like people, galaxies fall victim to the middle-aged spread as they get older, becoming less elliptical and more round, according to Australian and US scientists.
The reproducibility problem has plagued biomedical science for decades, but it came into the limelight in 2012 when Amgen scientists reported that they couldn't reproduce 47 out of 53 'landmark' publications.
CerePlex Exilis from Blackrock Microsystems is a lightweight, wireless digital head stage that provides a platform for freely behaving small animal models in neuroscience research. It offers high-quality neural data via wireless transmission while keeping an ultralow weight and size, enabling many novel research paradigms.
Reports that a drug used to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer could also treat CFS have been refuted by a new Griffith University study.
The first non-human primate trials of a dual vaccine developed in Australia for the zika and chikungunya viruses are about to begin in the United States.
How would you like to try beer that costs less and has a more consistent flavour? US scientists may have come to your rescue.
Scientists have restored visual responses in blind mice by transplanting artificial replacements for light-detecting cells into their eyes.
Adelaide researchers have developed and patented a novel approach to fight superbugs by targeting the bugs' favourite food, iron.
Zika virus could be used for treatment of glioblastoma, according to Brazilian researchers.