The CSIRO says an active transition to a zero-carbon electricity system will need financial incentives.

A common caterpillar could be the key to reducing waste from the trillion polyethylene plastic bags we use each year.

Researchers have come up with a cheap, rapid test to identify disease-causing bacteria that have developed resistance to the so-called ‘antibiotic of last resort’, colistin.

Researchers are looking at the idea of making the clouds above the Great Barrier Reef brighter in order to cool it down.

Public health risk experts have pushed for high-tech solutions to keep beachgoers safe from sharks.

Neuroscientists have shown that gut bacteria “speak” to the brain to control food choices in animals.

The Federal Government could phase out harmful firefighting chemicals.

South Australia is lining up to become a leader in hydrogen fuel production.

Volkswagen has been ordered to pay a $US2.8 billion criminal penalty for cheating emissions tests.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Tasmania could become the “battery of Australia”.

Scientists and supporters of science will march in support of science this Saturday.

Widespread mockery is the latest hurdle in the Federal Government’s plan to move APVMA workers to Armidale.

Three tiny Australian satellites are on their way to the International Space Station (ISS).

MIT has unveiled a new technology that can draw water directly from moisture in the air in the driest of locations.

Experts have warned the Gulf of Carpentaria could suffer a second surge of mangrove dieback and further ecosystem damage.

Researchers have analysed seaweed around volcanic seeps to assess their response to ocean acidification.

An army of Twitter users are pushing suspiciously similar messages in support of Adani’s Carmichael mine plans.

Australian experts say they are “deeply concerned” by the death of a woman from an antibiotic-resistant bacterium.

The residents of Bruny Island are looking at what could be a solution to the nation’s energy issues.

Thirty-one companies have registered their interest in building South Australia’s new $260 million gas-fired power station.

Experts say increased CSG extraction could result in more methane emissions in QLD’s Condamine River.

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