A small Australian native bird has become the first species other than humans to be observed communicating in a simple form of language.

A new driving test rolls out in Queensland this week, focusing on dangerous manoeuvres such as right-hand turns and high-speed merging.

Swedish scientists have built a neuron using organic bioelectronics.

Victorian corruption hearing have found that a single department finance boss was responsible for signing off, holding and allocating department funding to “banker school” slush funds.

Recent studies have found that human are probably not the only self-aware animals.

The Federal Government has unveiled draft legislation to shake up corporate governance at superannuation funds.

The New South Wales Government has been accused of underspending on early childhood education.

The Hokule'a canoe has made it to Australia, a third of the way into its three-year journey to draw attention to the dire state of our oceans.

Figures show people living in low socioeconomic areas in Australian capital cities are almost twice as likely to die prematurely and almost five times more likely to be receiving unemployment benefits than people living in the most advantaged area.

Research has revealed physical differences in the brains of people who respond emotionally to others’ feelings, compared to those who respond more rationally.

Researchers have for the first time discovered how some animals sense the Earth’s magnetic field.

New South Wales schools are keenly awaiting next week’s state budget, which will reportedly include an extra $50 million dollars over four years for non-government schools under the Building Grants Assistance Scheme.

Education Minister Christopher Pyne has announced a study into international education to examine its importance to the Australian economy and communities.

It is sometimes surprising that two siblings who grow up in the same home, eat the same food, and share the same genes, can appear no more similar than complete strangers.

Extreme music like heavy metal can positively influence those experiencing anger, a new study has revealed.

The Australian Human Rights Commission has unveiled new tools to boost social cohesion in local governments.

University researchers are looking at discrimination in South Australia’s laws, on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or intersex status.

A new study has plotted the ways the people reinforce and expand their opinions, by surrounding themselves with sources that agree.

Australia’s Professor Ian Frazer has won a prestigious international award for his work on the world's first vaccine against cervical cancer, Gardasil.

Philae is back - the European Space Agency (ESA) has received signals from its comet lander after months in the dark.

The union representing Catholic school teachers in the ACT and New South Wales says it has had a win in long-running pay negotiations.

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