At the nexus of medical science, engineering, computer science and 3D printing is the biofabricator, a new career for the 21st century.
If we can make artificial intelligent machines that act more human it raises the question of what sort of emotions we'd like them to express.
The information paradox is one of the great mysteries in our understanding of black holes. But has the famous theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking found the solution?
Jarryd Hayne is wowing crowds and commentators with his play on the American football field in the US. His years in Australian rugby league may have a lot to do with his star performance.
From researchers into the future of quantum computing to those working on low cost energy storage or explaining why onions make you cry, all were winners in the annual Eureka Prizes.
Take two phone books and lie them face up, with the spines facing away from each other. Then interleave the pages and try to pull the books apart. You will fail.
Online ads are already under pressure from ad blockers, so Apple's decision to include content blocking in the upcoming iOS 9 will make things even harder for advertisers.
The next decade will be an exciting one for Australian astronomy, as we probe the heavens for answers to age old questions.
The decisions an animal makes when escaping a predator can mean the difference between life or death.
We need to carefully assess nanomaterials to ensure their safety, but there are questions over whether the existing practice of risk assessment is up to the task.
Ice is everywhere in the solar system and there may even be liquid water beneath the surface of a number of planets. But could we ever get to it?
The desktop interface originated in the 1970s and was exemplified by the arrival of Windows 95. Surely there's a better approach, 20 years on?
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of the Windows 95 operating system. What was it that made the operating system so special, and why all the upgrades over the years?
Scientists have been trying to track down the ingredients of dark matter and dark energy for a long time. The search has now taken a leap forward thanks to two new laboratory experiments.
Biology can only tell you so much about the workings of the brain. To understand how we think and remember things you need he help of a mathematician.
New research provides a compact but powerful way for Mars rovers to communicate directly with Earth via an array of smaller antenna elements, bypassing the need for an intermediary.
How a bunch of pebbles could have created Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus.
Footage of children throwing tantrums when their tablet is taken away can be unsettling. But the fact is technology can be good for their development, if they engage with it positively.
Dwarf galaxies are the most abundant galaxies in the universe yet little is known about how they behave, and the impact of larger neighbours.