To fully understand droughts, we need to answer the question: where does Australia’s rainfall come from? The answer isn't simple.
Considering what we know about the key ingredients for life's formation on Earth, here are three explanations for how this process may have occurred on our sister planet.
DNA testing has confirmed that a small population of wild dogs in the remote New Guinea Highlands are direct ancestors of the New Guinea singing dogs – a rare cani
A small, carnivorous marsupial related to the Tasmanian Devil has been reintroduced to a NSW national park, more than a century after being declared extinct in the state.
An independent group of leading Australian scientists, economists and business people including a UNSW academic have released their investigation into whether water reforms have resulted in the flows needed to improve river health.
The scale of people’s marine intrusion is comparable to that on land, a team of researchers has found.
Dingoes, meet your long-lost cousins: New Guinea singing dogs and Highland wild dogs.
How do we put climate change back on the agenda during a pandemic? Scientists and science communicators helped answer this question during National Science Week.
An international team of scientists have recalculated the curves used for radiocarbon dating – a key method for archaeology and environmental science – for the first time in seven years.
As modern medicine improves, so too does our ability to stave off disease. But can we overcome the most inescapable of afflictions - old age? Researchers around the world are trying to find out.