The Federal Court is currently reviewing Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek's assessment of coal mine proposals ...

The cost of BoM’s IT overhaul has raised eyebrows.

The Federal Government will spend big to accelerate Australia's transition to renewable energy.

New research shows the potential of cannabis extracts in treating melanoma.

Australia's synthetic biology sector appears set to bolster the economy by billions in coming decades.

Times of need have seen a major NSW coal power station come in handy.

Polling suggests that Australians are more concerned with the price on their power bills than the environmental footprint of their electricity.

Industry giants are turning to a more optimistic view of lithium.

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has officially announced Professor Mary O’Kane AC as its new Independent Chair of the Board.

A new 300 MW battery will soon charge Victoria’s power grid.

Australia's clean energy transition is encountering significant delays.

Research suggests culturally diverse boards may be the key to sustainability.

CSIRO has unveiled a groundbreaking new gene-screening technology to boost crop disease resistance.

The Productivity Commission has released its latest review of the MDBP.

Money is running short for CSIRO’s science ship.

Researchers have gained new insights into the climatic conditions of the Southern Hemisphere during ice ages, particularly around South Australia’s Naracoorte Caves.

An Indigenous group has expressed “profound disappointment” about plans to disturb heritage sites in WA.

New technology has been used to track the effects of whale shark tourism.

A NASA mission to hit an asteroid with a rocket appears to have knocked it off course.

Energy sector leaders say coal is still needed as a backup.

Researchers are using AI to read the minds of mice.

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For the last few weeks we have been bogged down in the very Earthly matters of royalty, budgets, politics, humanity and celebrity - all good prompts to look away, up into the infinite. 

Health authorities, politicians and scientists have been slowly introducing the world to the concept of ‘One Health’ - an all-inclusive approach to health that extends from the human body right through the global environment. 

This year’s Nobel Prizes honour discoveries that unwind our notion of truth, our understanding of ourselves and the human story, the complexities of cells and the very basics of the universe. 

XENOTRANSPLANTATION - sounds like something that would happen to an ill-fated crew member in Star Trek, but it is also a technical term for using non-human parts to treat or enhance our own bodies. 

Even though many of us have been forced indoors, the COVID-19 crisis is eroding our privacy.

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