The Human Rights Commission his released a report that gives a disturbing snapshot of sexual assault and harassment at Australian universities.

The DNA of an embryo has been edited for the first time in the US.

Australian roboticists have grabbed the $US80,000 first prize at the 2017 Amazon Robotics Challenge in Japan.

New research shows the annual death toll from methamphetamine use in Australia has doubled.

New research gives one of the most concrete examples yet for the notion that we inherit more than just DNA.

NAPLAN organisers say next year’s tests will provide more precise results.

Experts are exploring the ways in which automation, globalisation and flexibility are changing the way we work, and the implications for young Australians.

The new TasTAFE deputy chief executive says he will fight to rebuild the group’s public standing.

Research suggests peer pressure can be useful to get teens to stop smoking.

Queensland's chief scientist, Professor Suzanne Miller, has been charged with fraud by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC).

A Queensland academic has taken shots at key research into the Great Barrier Reef.

Experts have outlined what could be an important way for sensitive data to be processed on quantum computers.

High-tech investigations show Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years.

The Church of Scientology has sent a M-rated DVD to primary schools ...

Fewer teenagers are drinking alcohol but more needs to be done to curb the drinking habits of Australian school students ...

Human Services Minister Alan Tudge says more welfare and government services will not alleviate poverty.

ALGA has backed councils wanting to change the date of Australia Day.

An analysis has found that people in the CDP work-for-the-dole scheme are being financially penalised at a concerning rate.

UNESCO has decided not to include the Great Barrier Reef in its latest ‘List of World Heritage in Danger’.

New ideas, business opportunities and career connections have been brewed at the world's biggest female hackathon in Melbourne.

New research suggests when people are generous, the brain areas linked with happiness light up.

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