The reason why some of us can't help but to dance, and others can't hold a beat, might lie in the brain.
That salt on your table can do amazing things chemically, and to the flavour of your favourite food. But don't eat too much!
In the future some humans may be born without either a mother or father as we now know them, and with no other humans around to bring them up.
It's a battle of online privacy versus a crackdown on crime, but is a total ban on the popular app, WhatsApp, the right way to go?
The Productivity Commission's report into copyright reform will be good for the public, good for innovation and good for Australia.
Children's use of screens for fun and education have changed a lot over the years, so why haven't the rules on acceptable screen time kept up?
Nanophotonics deals with photons at the nanometre scale, and it's set to transform everything from internet speeds to turning your smartphone into a portable science lab.
Ask any anthropologist what they do and they will find it hard to give you a direct answer. But it ultimately comes down to studying people and their culture.
Farmed fish have a high rate of a deformity that hampers their hearing, and this can be a problem if they're released into the wild.
The Nine Network's partnership with Southern Cross Austereo doesn't just impact regional television. It has ramifications for media ownership, television and what counts as 'local content'.
In an atmosphere of declining government funding for science, researchers can drum up excitement and funding in other ways, just as they did in Edwardian times.
Australia's new submarine fleet will be designed for a range of different missions in our challenging maritime environment.
From supernovae explosions to the expansion of the universe and why the sky is blue: you can learn a lot about the universe in the kitchen.
Submarines possess a number of unique capabilities that make them ideal to protect Australia's interests.
Does Google's plan for a high-speed wireless internet connection mean the current cable roll-out for the NBN will soon be obsolete?
Australia's first video-on-demand service, Quickflix, has appointed voluntary administrators which could see it fold, sold or absobed by the conmpetition.
It can be hard to move people with just text or images. But virtual reality can let people experience others' lives, making it a potent tool for social change.
There were significant differences between the three submarines on offer in the competitive evaluation process. Here's what made the French sub stand out.
The hunt for 'Nessie' has been going on for decades but there's a good reason why nothing has been found.
Attend any ANZAC Day parade and you might see people carrying banners with holes cut in them. They're supposed to cut any drag or wind resistance but do they do any good?
Prime-time TV audiences continue to drop as people switch over to watch online content.
Many of us shirk at the thought of bacteria or fungus in our food, but without them, we wouldn't have many of our favourite foods.
The Australian Government's Cyber Security Strategy appears to be a mixed bag when it comes to protecting your personal information.
Cyber security is now a priority for the government, with $230 million committed to its new Cyber Security Strategy. But is it enough?
The data shows NRL referees get it right most of the time. So why do they still cop criticism?