A lobby representing Australia’s medical research sector says it wants to see the $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) kept alive.

A new rollout map for the latest version of the National Broadband Network (NBN) is on the way – the most recent chapter in a long-running quest to improve Australia’s internet.

Experts say whooping cough rates are increasing in very young children, causing concern that current vaccine protection may be wearing off.

Experts say Australia needs to make a concerted effort to stop intentional self harm among children.

Experts say old television frequencies should be used to set up huge WiFi network, boosting internet access and productivity.

Australia residents who spot cybercrimes in progress now have an avenue to report it.

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is working on a massive open online course (MOOC) to train public servants how to calculate the financial impact of new regulation.

Local researchers have launched a comprehensive educational app for children.

Two billion pixels have come together to form the most comprehensive three-dimensional view of Australia ever.

Neuroscientists say they have spotted the difference between imagination and reality in the human brain.

A Russian spacecraft carrying Italy's first female astronaut has safely docked with the International Space Station.

Attempts to visualise the size and shape of the universe have boggled even history’s greatest minds, but it is getting easier.

A new policy will let university med school applicants find a place more easily.

A new research facility will allow Australian engineers to grab hold of the future, and carve it with some incredible machinery.

Aboriginal leaders in the Northern Territory want more say in the running of schemes to help their communities, as a new report shows gaps between Indigenous people and other Australians continue to increase.

The West Australian Government has unveiled plans to close more than 100 remote (primarily Indigenous) communities and move the residents to better-serviced areas.

Reports this week claim that powerful anti-psychotic medication is being overprescribed to Australian children.

A new study suggests that playing action video games like Call of Duty can actually improve learning capability.

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New software could add a greater depth to our understanding and ability to model evolution.

New research says people who speak more than one language can process information more efficiently and more easily than those who only know one.

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