Space travel changes brains – but only temporarily

How does a months-long trip floating in space affect our brains? Researchers studied 11 male cosmonauts…

How the Milky Way stole an enormous gas halo from our dwarf neighbours

An international team of astronomers has solved a 50-year-old mystery: why is there an enormous gas…

Australian telescope finds no signs of alien technology in 10 million star systems

A radio telescope in outback Western Australia has completed the deepest and broadest search at low…

Phosphine gas discovery has us wondering – Is there life on Venus?

David Bowie may have got his planets mixed up, it seems, after international researchers say they’ve…

Reducing, reusing and recycling mining waste

Two approaches using existing low cost and low energy technologies to accelerate carbonation have demonstrated significant…

World-first study challenges impact of net mangrove loss on climate change

A new framework developed by Monash University and ETH Zurich is challenging the widely held belief…

Ancient carbon rocketing us into a renewable future

New research by an international team including The University of Western Australia explores carbon as a…

Memorial launches latest 360-degree digital experience ‘On Closer Inspection’

The Australian War Memorial has launched the latest in its series of immersive digital experiences, On…

New study finds agricultural pesticides can affect prawns and oysters

New research from Southern Cross University has highlighted the importance of managing the potential impacts of…

New Company puts foot on the gas to reduce cows’ methane

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO today announced the formation of a new company to take a…

Annual Alcohol Poll

We drink more alcohol and most often at home – even before COVID-19 lockdowns.The home is…

Microbes living on air a global phenomenon

UNSW researchers have found their previous discovery of bacteria living on air in Antarctica is likely…

New tech & policy lab to tackle biggest challenges in the tech Ecosystem

The University of Western Australia is launching a world-first Tech & Policy Lab. It will provide…

Video games teach children empathy

A recent study has shown evidence that young children can develop their empathy skills using computer technology.…

CSIRO sets sights on new ‘Team Australia’ missions program

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, will work with the government, universities, industry and the community, on…

Breakthrough technology purifies water using the power of sunlight

A global research team has been able to transform brackish water and seawater into safe, clean…

Biosecurity Warriors brave Science Week from home

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has invited local children to celebrate National Science Week this…

CSIRO maps 1.7 million grain paddocks from Space

Scientists at CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, have solved a farming challenge using artificial intelligence to…

Best place on Earth to see stars is at remote site in Antarctica, study shows

Stars viewed from a place called Dome A in Antarctica can finally be seen without their…

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