The Queensland Government says it will start drug testing parents whose children come into state care.

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has dipped in between Saturn and its innermost rings to gather the most detailed data ever obtained.

The Queensland Government insists that medical student places at the new Sunshine Coast University Hospital will not go to international students.

Giving lollies to crying kids may make them emotional eaters later in life.

US researchers say transgender preschoolers have the same gender preferences for friends, clothes and toys as their peers.

Experts say the way foods are labelled creates unnecessary risks for kids with allergies.

Researchers are looking at the idea of making the clouds above the Great Barrier Reef brighter in order to cool it down.

Mining magnate Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest has launched a nationwide ad campaign to support the cashless welfare card.

Scientists and supporters of science will march in support of science this Saturday.

A new study shows investing in adolescent health and education brings significant economic benefit.

The education sector has been hit by the visa reforms announced this week.

In a seriously ‘mad science’ piece of research, the brains of old mice have been rejuvenated by injecting plasma from a human umbilical cord.

A new OECD report has highlighted some of the pressures that can harm teenagers' wellbeing and performances at school.

Three tiny Australian satellites are on their way to the International Space Station (ISS).

The NSW Government has ditched the Safe Schools sexuality and gender diversity programme.

Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) has opened Australia’s first robotic surgery training centre.

An inquiry has been ordered after children’s personal details were published on the Victorian Education Department's website.

Another private training college has been deregistered.

The Federal Government has failed to name the “community leaders” that it says are calling for the cashless welfare card.

Adelaide Botanic High will be the name of city’s newest school.

The latest Bush Blitz has uncovered over 50 new species of spider.

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Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

I went to a science talk looking for controversy but all I found was science.

‘Ninety-seven per cent of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming’ – a statement about agreement that not everyone agrees on.

There is excitement in the world of astronomy, with suggestions our solar system could contain a never-before-seen planet.

Researchers say they have evidence that an object about ten times the mass of Earth has been hiding in the outer solar system.

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