We may have finally said goodbye to the destructive personal attacks of the past and moved on to figuring out what the Hobbit really is, writes Darren Curnoe.
Degradation and destruction of mudflats thousands of kilometres away has contributed to a dramatic decline in the number of migratory shorebirds in Australia, new research shows.
Three Australian research satellites – two built at UNSW – blasted off just after 1am to the International Space Station, where they will deploy in orbit to explore the little-understood thermosphere.
Australia's hoping to take a share of the billion-dollar space industry with the launch of its first totally Australian-built satellites in 15 years, writes Andrew Dempster.
A wild-born, pure Australian desert dingo called Sandy Maliki has taken out first place in the World’s Most Interesting Genome competition. Her DNA will be decoded using the latest genome sequencing technology.
The climate that Earth experienced millions of years ago could reveal more about the health of soils and their capacity to store carbon dioxide than current climates, a new study has shown.
Picking the right social media profile image is critical. So if you want to put your best face forward, get a stranger to make the choice for you.
Australia has presented India’s Narendra Modi with replica Mahatma Gandhi spectacles – made entirely from waste using breakthrough recycling technology developed at UNSW.
New research shows it is the kind of diet a primate species consumes that offers the best explanation for its brain size, writes Darren Curnoe.
We know the tides affect the oceans, but they also affect groundwater. If we can understand how, then we can better protect this precious resource.