Jailbreaking your iOS device can free you from Apple's 'walled garden', but it's a Wild West beyond the walls.
Three down, just one preseason game to go before Australian Jarryd Hayne will know if he's made it play for the San Francisco 49ers in the competitive US NFL season.
Two of the most common antibiotic-resistant bacteria circulating in hospitals can be wiped out by transplanting faeces from a healthy animal into the gut of an infected one, a study on mice has found.
No matter how many times people are warned to set strong secure passwords, many don't. So why do people take the risk? And is there anything else they can do to be more secure online?
Plenty of talk about what we want from artificial intelligent systems, but what do we actually mean by AI? From a legal and regulation point of view, we do need a definition.
It's long been known that it's the male seahorse that gives birth to the young. But what role the father plays in the gestation is only now being revealed.
There's a new counter-culture movement that is seeking to bypass the bureaucracy of science and hack biology for the benefit of the masses.
They're are the overachievers of the universe: incredibly dense but very small when compared to others stars. So how much do we know about the extreme behaviour of neutron stars?
Nobel Laureate Peter Doherty's new book explores why so many people today selectively reject science, and in the process gives a behind the scenes look at how science really works.
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.
nbn is set to launch two satellites to bring high speed broadband to rural Australia. Here's how they work.
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 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.
The next decade will be an exciting one for Australian astronomy, as we probe the heavens for answers to age old questions.
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?
If the Ashley Madison hack was an inside job, then it shows that even strong protection against outside attacks isn't necessarily enough to prevent a leak of private data.
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.
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.
The rules that govern what Australian web address people can register could be changed to allow more personalised .au domain names.
A peek inside the genome of the octopus gives some hints as to what makes it such a remarkable creature is so many ways.