Digital storybooks that respond to a child’s vocalisation appear to boost learning.

Male scientists appear to frame their research findings more positively than female scientists, according to new research.

What is your ideal job? New research suggests the subtleties of different occupations could be key ...

If junk food were labelled with the amount of exercise it takes to burn off the calories, people may make healthier choices.

A new touch-screen therapy tool could accelerate the recovery of patients who have suffered a stroke.

Experts are looking at whether summer holidays bring weight gain for kids.

The NSW police commissioner says he is personally overseeing a review of strip-searches.

The Federal Government is still in the process of wiping almost $500 million in dodgy VET fees.

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has constructed what could be the world's largest periodic table.

Federal Labor leader Anthony Albanese has taken a swing at social media giants.

A new review has called for the hiring of more LGBTQ and disabled astronomers.

A new peanut allergy vaccine has proven successful in mice.

An emotion-sensing robot is being sent to the International Space Station to aid astronauts' mental health.

The Federal Government cannot find funding for the only peak body representing Indigenous survivors of domestic violence.

Australia will no longer have a federal arts department, with plans to roll it into a department that oversees roads and rail.

The ACT is opting out of the National School Chaplaincy Program in 2020, saying it wants to “take the religion out” of public schools.

The Federal Education Minister says “alarm bells should be ringing” over poor student test results.

New technology is allowing humans to see the world through the eyes of animals.

Medical experts are calling for the health sector to disentangle from commercial interests.

Authorities have come together to warn the Federal Government not to attempt to curtail ‘secondary boycotts’.

This year ends a decade of exceptional global heat, retreating ice and record sea levels driven by human activities.

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