Physicists will have to re-adjust their theories, following the discovery of a mind-bogglingly big black hole.

The Greens have offered a novel budget measure that could bring the Federal Government $13 billion.

Australian councils are struggling to meet the high cost of replacing infrastructure to meet extreme weather events such as cyclones and floods according to a local researcher.

Conservation experts say allowing dingoes into a national park could help reverse the decline of native wildlife.

The University of South Australia wants to spy on your cat.

Drones, laser scanners, planes and sharp shooters have been put to work in the Tasmanian forest to better understand the environmental effects of forest management regimes.

New analysis shows Australia has plenty of wild weather on the way.

Millions will be spent tagging sharks and turtles on one of the largest reefs in the world.

Russia has opened its largest-ever coal mine, which will run for over 160 years.

There is anger over claims that gas giant AGL delayed reporting the presence of BTEX chemicals in flowback water from its Gloucester CSG wells.

A joint report from 28 different medical groups says the annual health bill from the Hunter Valley coal industry is in the hundreds of millions.

New studies have shown evidence of drug-resistant malaria across a much larger area than previously thought.

A round-up of studies shows that a baby’s immune system is tuned by early exposure to germs and bugs.

A new leak has been detected at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

News South Wales unions have launched their campaign ahead of the state’s March 28 election.

One of Australia’s top scientists has warned that cuts to research funding will put the nation at risk.

A naval base in Western Australia will be powered by a world-first energy supply.

A NSW mining lobby wants charity status removed from protest groups that fight to interrupt industries in the name of conservation.

Experts will visit pubs up and down the Murray-Darling system for a distinctly academic pub crawl.

Nobel laureate Brian Schmidt says Australian politicians should try to follow Britain’s example and strike a joint pledge to urgently tackle climate change.

Researchers believe the humble swamp could be up to 50 times more effective than rainforests at storing carbon.

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