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

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

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

A new peanut allergy vaccine has proven successful in mice.

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

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.

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

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

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

Australian researchers have delved into the world of online conspiracy theories and the people who push them.

Researchers have investigated the effects of concussion weeks after a child’s injury.

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

New South Wales is looking at rolling out a star rating system for childcare centres.

Tasmanian state schools are planning to ban mobile phones.

Victorian councils are supporting 16 days of activism against gender-based violence.

The Federal Government has admitted its robodebt scheme was unlawful, as it settles a legal challenge.

Scientists have completed a new study on the extinction of Australia’s megafauna, and say their demise was not only because of people.

New research suggests climate change will have a particularly negative impact on women.

CSIRO is auctioning its historic collection of bull semen.

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