The City of Hobart has been offered a new name as an act of reconciliation.

An artificial intelligence system has beat experienced dermatologists at diagnosing skin cancer.

New research suggests graphic cigarette-style warnings on junk food packaging would be a good deterrent to consumers when deciding what to eat.

A new program launched this week aims to improve young people’s unhealthy lifestyle behaviours.

New stats show fewer children are being held in detention or under community supervision orders, but the rate for Indigenous children is slower to move.

Universities are studying how important high school mathematics study is for success in tertiary-level science courses.

Approval has been granted for the construction of Sydney's multi-million dollar Walsh Bay arts precinct.

Victoria may start prosecuting practitioners of so-called “gay conversion therapy”.

Reports say NDIS support for autistic people could be tightened.

The Department of Health is looking at new ways to allow scientists to collaborate on public health research, using blockchain encryption.

The Australian Education Union and several secular groups are speaking out about the extension of the school chaplains program.

Analysts say many of the major criticisms of NAPLAN are not borne out by evidence.

On May 22, world-renowned physicist, presenter and former rock star, Prof Brian Cox, will be streamed lived to thousands of school students and teachers across Australia.

NSW is running a trial that gives parents in regional and rural areas access to specialised support services for severe behavioural problems in young children.

Upgrades at CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope will let astronomers ‘hear’ a wider range of objects in space.

Scientists have taken memories from one sea snail and injected them into another.

Scientists have built a computer system modelled on the human brain, which learned to navigate like a mammal.

Swiss researchers say they improved the method for training brain-computer interfaces.

A global army of video-gamers has helped test the laws of quantum physics.

This week’s Federal Budget includes a number of education measures.

An inquiry has been launched into concerns that a Chinese program in NSW schools could expose students to propaganda.

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