The Federal Government has issued a new National Science Statement ...

Today is a day to reflect and take stock of the most valuable commodity on Earth.

Former Greens leader Bob Brown has brought together a unified front against the Carmichael coal mine.

Researchers have wound back the clock to see what has happened to the Murray-Darling Basin system over the last 90,000 years.

The latest spot-checks have again found bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef.

Scientists have flooded Canberra for this week’s Science Meets Parliament events.

Australian researchers say a parasite from cats may actually change a person’s brain.

The $2 billion expansion of the Snowy Mountains hydro scheme has been met with excitement and cynicism.

The energy industry has just a few weeks until the review of the petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT) is released.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has brought a gaggle of rural mayors to India to push for the Carmichael mine.

The environment minister has ordered a review of governance of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA).

A six-year-long study has shown that immunotherapy can cure Tasmanian devils of deadly facial tumours.

New findings roll back the date for when multicellular life emerged on Earth.

Courts have quashed questions over the legality of Santos’ water treatment plant in the Pilliga forest.

TasWater chair Miles Hampton says the State Government faces millions in additional interest costs if it accelerates its works plan.

Experts say man-made contaminants pose serious threats to dolphins across southern Australia.

Researchers have shown it is possible for bacteria in the soil to be spread by rain.

Adelaide researchers are working on a way to measure re-vegetation using microbes.

The South Australian government has unveiled a $550 million plan to tame the state’s power supplies and prices.

Some key non-mining industries are concerned about the rise of protectionism.

New research shows the usefulness of marijuana for epilepsy.

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Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

I went to a science talk looking for controversy but all I found was science.

‘Ninety-seven per cent of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming’ – a statement about agreement that not everyone agrees on.

There is excitement in the world of astronomy, with suggestions our solar system could contain a never-before-seen planet.

Researchers say they have evidence that an object about ten times the mass of Earth has been hiding in the outer solar system.

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