Australian computer scientists have helped create a 360-degree virtual dive tour of Iceland’s oldest shipwreck.

The body in charge of NAPLAN has given itself a pass mark, despite problems plaguing the move to online testing.

The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science 2019 winners have been announced.

Experts say effective contraception could reduce future greenhouse gas emissions.

Australia’s top universities could be helping develop mass surveillance and military technologies for China.

An analysis of wastewater has revealed socioeconomic links to diet and drug consumption.

Queensland researchers have devised a new experiment linking an Einstein-devised paradox to quantum mechanics.

Experts say liquid metal catalysts could be key to capturing carbon and cleaning up pollutants, and they can even be created in the kitchen.

The Victorian Government has admitted Fujitsu pulled out of its Latrobe hi-tech education precinct project before last year's state election.

Negative reinforcement appears to be a better way to teach bees mathematics.

The Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for their work in developing lithium-ion batteries.

Controversy has erupted over the awarding of this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature.

Teachers are being offered a $50,000 cash incentive to work at Victoria's toughest schools.

Some outstanding Australians have been recognised for contributions to science.

The Sun Smart program which told us all to Slip, Slop, Slap to reduce the rates of skin cancer, seems to have worked.

Three scientists have been jointly awarded a Nobel Prize for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to different oxygen levels.

Australian researchers have revealed the cannibalistic past of Andromeda, our nearest large galaxy.

Thousands of protesters are disrupting major cities for two weeks of Extinction Rebellion protests.

School-based sex education programs may not be keeping up with technology, experts say.

Details have been revealed about a highly sophisticated cyber attack on the ANU.

Mental illness costs the Australian economy $60 billion a year, stats show.

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I am Tim Hall; a red-blooded, beer-drinking, Commodore-driving Australian male who has no interest in watching sports – at least, not the sports played by humans.

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