Media investigations have raised claims of rorting and double-dipping in the government's Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).

The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) wants all parties to commit to a national recycling scheme.

A year after the Barkindji people secured the largest native title claim in New South Wales, traditional owners want more water rights.

Two new Zika vaccines appear to work in mice.

A scientific review has found that the economic benefits of South Australia's nuclear waste storage proposal are based on shaky assumptions and may be unethical.

Decisions made decades ago could explain why many consumers still reject genetically modified foods.

A major survey of health concerns of people in Mr Fluffy houses has been extended.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) says coal power leads to about 6.5 million premature deaths per year.

Insiders say the Volkswagen Group will pay more than $US10 billion ($13.3 billion) over its emissions scandal.

A senior WA LandCorp officer has been accused of engaging in serious misconduct by using confidential information for personal gain.

Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef could soon start to cost massive amounts of lost tourist money.

Adding carbon dioxide (CO2) instead of water to fracking fluids could improve the efficiency of gas extraction, new reports say.

Mining companies and other major industrial players are getting into marine science.

The Federal Government is rushing to develop northern Australia, but ignoring...

Biological engineers are developing a programmable protein that could deliver next-generation drugs.

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (ACSQHC) says rampant over-prescription is adding to the ‘superbug’ threat.

Experts say Australian coal dust exposure limits are not meeting international standards, and should be more stringent.

North Queensland will see the world's first large-scale trial of gut bacteria transplants as an obesity and diabetes treatment.

Biologists have wrestled for years with the question of when snakes lost their legs.

The ALP has promised to set up a national environmental protection authority if it wins the upcoming election.

Australian researchers have found a way to squeeze more out of rechargeable lithium batteries.

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