A new study says Australia’s first human inhabitants may have shared their home with giant killer lizards.

The Group of Eight universities are crying out for someone to fix Australia’s “broken” research system.

“There is liquid water today on the surface of Mars,” came the announcement overnight from Michael Meyer, the lead scientist on NASA’s Mars exploration programme.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates have bought into a multi-billion dollar scheme to bring internet access to everyone in the world by 2020.

The Turnbull Government has hinted that it may scrap the Abbott Government's plan to let universities set their own fees.

The ALP says it wants to encourage brilliant minds to start new companies in Australia.

The Federal Government has launched a 32-page booklet that it says will help prevent radicalisation of young Australian minds.

A new study has shown for the first time that a gender-specific education program can bring measurable improvements to students’ self-esteem.

A new study has again shown the disturbing prevalence of views that excuse violence against women.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has declared “real men don't hit women” ahead of a new $41 million domestic violence response package to be unveiled today.

The Australians behind vital and exciting research combating conditions like cancer, depression and birth defects will be recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony this week.

Swiss engineers have taught a fleet of drones to build a rope bridge that is capable of carrying a human’s weight.

The Federal Government is pushing to able to collect student debt from Australians living overseas.

Fourteen years ago, GlaxoSmithKline published a study claiming the antidepressant paroxetine was safe and effective for teenagers, but now researchers say the opposite is true.

New studies have found valid historical information in Aboriginal myths and stories dating back thousands of years.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is helping more states get National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funds.

A new carnivorous dinosaur has been discovered in the opal-mining town of Lightning Ridge, NSW.

This week has seen the launch of the first Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) pilot program.

The Victorian State Government has unveiled a shake-up of its education system, which will see the educational achievements of parents used to determine how much funding schools get.

Research from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) has found a widespread culture of bullying and sexual harassment among surgeons.

NASA's New Horizons probe has sent back a treasure trove of new information on Pluto – beaming its high-definition images 5 billion kilometres across the solar system.

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