For years scientists have operated on the assumption that the universe is works under four fundamental forces ...

A new mental health program is helping teens recognise and support peers at risk.

The Productivity Commission says around half a billion in spending on NT child protection has been used inefficiently.

New recordings show the Earth singing a strange song when the Sun is having bad weather.

Synthetic biology could transform Australia’s agricultural sector into a $100 billion industry.

A team of ‘underwater gardeners’ is working to stem the decline of an endangered seagrass.

An inquiry has heard Australia's food allergen labelling must be improved.

Save the Children Australia has become the first socially focused NGO to join the UN's Green Climate Fund.

Climate change is already damaging the health of the world’s children, and Australia is at significant risk of health decline too.

Sci-fi-style holograms are one step closer, with exciting developments from Japanese researchers.

An Indigenous child welfare review has found newborns are being removed from mothers in “unethical” ways.

New rules hope to shine a spotlight on foreign interference at universities.

A senior advisory group has begun designing an Indigenous voice to guide Australia's politicians.

Inner West Council has become the first in Sydney to drop Australia Day celebrations ...

Astronomers have spotted an ultrafast star travelling at 6 million km/h for the last five million years.

Experts say Australian national parks are worth about $145 billion in health benefits.

A new artificial intelligence (AI) program has gone public, while the Federal Government releases new AI guidelines.

China wants to ban children from playing online video games at night.

The disability royal commission has heard some harrowing stories so far ...

New research suggests appointments with unemployment services do little to help people get a job.

Sacred Indigenous artefacts have been returned to traditional owners after almost a century in US museums.

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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.

This week marked an astounding leap forward, scientifically speaking - taking a picture of something that cannot be seen.

Chiropractic is a surprisingly popular form of alternative medicine - so mainstream that it’s hardly ‘alternative’ and so non-scientific that it’s barely ‘medicine’.

Our cars are being programmed to kill us.

Blockchain is the programming that gives Bitcoin its value, but it could be much more than that. Blockchain could change the world.

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