An Australian researcher says disabled students are being misdiagnosed for school funding purposes.

Designs for a new form of high-speed, low-energy transport are steaming ahead.

The earliest ever examples of mathematical and geometric astronomy have been identified on ancient Babylonian stones.

Early childhood educators should be friendly with their students, but should they ‘love’ them?

Researchers have measured the effect of letting kids’ vision problems go untreated.

A new tech tool allows teachers to assess and provide helpful feedback in real time as students deliver oral presentations.

Matthew James from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has been honoured with a Public Service Medal (PSM).

The Federal Government has updates its Species of National Environmental Significance Database to include higher-definition maps.

Experts have updated their assumptions of the brain’s memory capacity.

The Office of the Chief Scientist has put out its new STEM Programme Index.

There are excited rumblings in the astronomy world after suggestions our solar system contains a never-before-seen planet.

New funding has been provided to help students from rural, remote, disadvantaged and Indigenous schools to close the ‘digital divide’.

Scientific advances underpin $330 billion of Australia’s annual economic output, the Chief Scientist says.

A union rally has urged Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews to stay true to his word.

Evidence has been found that suggests early humans colonised Asian islands much earlier than previously thought.

Impulsive gaffes, inappropriate comments and short fuses are common among the famous and powerful, and new research suggests it could have a biological basis.

A recent survey has found that one in 10 Australians display strong feelings of Islamophobia – negative and hostile attitudes towards Muslims.

Researchers say they have found a brain marker for autism that can be detected by MRI and is present as from the age of two.

Mammals, including humans, are easily identified by the layers of fuzz and fur that cover their bodies, but a new study has looked at an arguably more important feature - the presence of complex, highly sensitive ears.

NASA is giving students and citizen scientists a chance to explore the surface of Mars – virtually.

The New South Wales Opposition and Greens say 2016 is the last year to “rescue TAFE”.

Archived News

RSS More »