The giant ball of iron in the middle of the Earth is closer to having a definite age.

Deakin University has responded to vocal criticism of its decision to allow a Muslim group to hold workshops at its Melbourne campus.

The AFL has put up money for the first comprehensive study on the brains of retired football players.

Our feature series returns this week with the exciting tale of 5 ways that epigenetic changes can modify aspects of DNA.

A government education adviser says any prayer groups or religious instruction in school could be a “doorway to extremism’’.

It appears that people who think they know it all - or at least, a lot - may be on to something.

Labor in Tasmania says school kids should be taught ‘social and emotional intelligence’ alongside science, English and P.E, to help them deal with fluctuations in mental health.

Newly-published studies on the hands and feet of our ancient ancestors suggests they were a lot like us, only they spent more time in trees.

Research suggests the best way to remember something is to tell it to someone else.

Queensland councils are taking bold steps this weekend to stop domestic violence.

The 2015 Riverprize has been awarded to a South Australian Indigenous organisation for its exemplary ecosystem management.

Australia is joining the BRAIN Initiative – one of the largest and most exciting global research projects.

Education Minister Simon Birmingham says the controversial university deregulation plan will go away for now.

A new study has revealed the big gaps that exist between members of socially-marginalised groups and the mainstream population.

UNICEF has handed over control of its Twitter account to Syrian refugee children living in Turkey, Jordan and Austria.

The NBN satellite that will allegedly deliver fats internet to rural Australia has launched, and the Bureau of Meteorology has switched on its new satellite too.

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