Layers and layers of sand and sediment collected in Naracoorte Caves create windows into what Australia was like in our recent past.
Ordinary grey bird feathers placed under X-ray fluorescence reveal beautiful patterns of elements like zinc, telling a story of feather growth and the environments the birds have experienced.
Scientists have made a third detection of gravitational waves, again caused by the merger of two black holes. But they think there's something different about the black holes in this case.
Driverless cars and drones will require pinpoint location accuracy, which means our methods for measuring the Earth's centre need an overhaul.
Rays caught unintentionally by fishing trawlers often spend time on deck before being returned to the ocean. New research shows the stress of this experience affects pregnant rays, and their babies.
Star Wars was a swashbuckling space fantasy that inspired some of the technology we see today, four decades after the film's release.
Captain Jack Sparrow sails the high seas again in the fifth outing of the Pirates of the Caribbean series. So did the filmmakers get the science right in the action packed adventure?
It used to take weeks to find any of these mysterious signals from deep in space but when the new telescope started looking it found one within days. Then another.
Advertisers want to know how you feel online through a process known as sentiment analysis, but it still has its limitations.
Simply updating and patching an organisation's computer software may not be enough to fend off another cyber attack. You could engage an ethical hacker to help out.
The "decision science" approach helps avoid unanticipated consequences of programs to bring species such as New Zealand's little bush moa, Waitomo frog, or laughing owl back from extinction.
Young orangutans are dependent on their mother's milk for many years and that could have an impact on the survival of the critically endangered species.
We have never been so connected and we are producing more data than ever before. But how can we manage our data effectively while making sure it remains safe?