One of Australia’s leading health labs has expanded with a new facility to fast-track medicines to patients.

A study of billion-year-old rocks has revealed that the building blocks for life on Earth arrived much later than previously thought.

With up to 10 per cent of Australians living in social housing at some point, experts say it can be a vital launchpad for a more stable life.

Quarantined Chinese students have moved en masse to get a homework app taken down.

School holidays could be extended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eager citizen scientists have led to the discovery of a new type of star.

The University of Tasmania is slashing its number of degrees and courses from about 514 to 120 by next year.

Australia’s wastewater has given new insights into the nation’s drug consumption.

Australian work safety authorities are issuing advice on how to keep staff safe from COVID-19.

Facebook is being taken to Federal Court over alleged privacy breaches stemming from the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

A high-tech study has solved a chemical mystery about the nature of benzene.

The Federal Government wants to test new facial recognition systems this year.

Home Affairs says it wants more powers to police the dark web.

The Federal Government is changing one of its methods for calculating funding for schools.

A ‘strike force’ of NSW’s best teachers is being assembled to help struggling schools.

UNSW says it will divest of fossil fuel assets by 2025 as part of a net zero emissions goal.

A new report draws a direct link between climate conditions in Australia and recent bushfires.

New research suggests a particular kind of bird can judge statistical odds.

Researchers have attempted to reverse engineer the Milky Way to find out how it was assembled.

Air pollution appears to shorten people's lives more that wars, malaria, HIV/AIDS and smoking.

With up to 90 per cent of Aboriginal children suffering from otitis media, or “glue ear”, a new research project is trying to improve the stakes.

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