Experts want to pause the development of AI to make sure the technology is having a positive impact.

A historic bill to trigger the Voice referendum has been introduced to Australia's lower house.

Queensland is set to introduce new legislation that will prohibit the public display of hate symbols, including Nazi flags.

Australian astronomers have observed a gamma ray burst brighter than any seen before.

Australia appears to lack the hydrogen skills and training capabilities it needs to achieve its newly-legislated carbon reduction targets.

Having a mental health disorder has been linked to early ageing.

South Australia has become the first state to pass legislation enshrining an Indigenous voice in parliament.

A new study suggests shame, guilt or incentives are not enough to sustain humanitarian action.

The scientific community is mourning the death of a glaciologist who improved our understanding of the Earth.

Scientists have offered a “non-alien explanation” for the interstellar visitor known as ‘Oumuamua.

Experts say going beyond English is critical for conservation.

EU lawmakers are facing an onslaught of new AI rules.

Labor and the Coalition have come to an agreement to revise referendum conduct laws ...

Queensland is looking to a new batch of students to grow its emerging hydrogen industry.

A clinical trial has begun for a second-generation COVID vaccine, two years after the technology was abandoned.

Climate change impacts are larger, more rapid and worse than previous estimates, but humanity can tackle them.

Researchers are seeking to debunk common pain myths to help teens recover faster.

Australian schools are exploring bush foods as potential foods for astronauts.

Researchers have turned male skin cells into female egg cells that produced live offspring.

Calls have been made to scrap the “punitive” mutual obligation system for Australia’s jobseekers.

Council advocates want to ensure the 2032 Brisbane Olympics to benefit the entire state.

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Health authorities, politicians and scientists have been slowly introducing the world to the concept of ‘One Health’ - an all-inclusive approach to health that extends from the human body right through the global environment. 

This year’s Nobel Prizes honour discoveries that unwind our notion of truth, our understanding of ourselves and the human story, the complexities of cells and the very basics of the universe. 

XENOTRANSPLANTATION - sounds like something that would happen to an ill-fated crew member in Star Trek, but it is also a technical term for using non-human parts to treat or enhance our own bodies. 

Even though many of us have been forced indoors, the COVID-19 crisis is eroding our privacy.

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

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