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?
The work of Australian designer Berto Pandolfo shows how 3D printing can be claimed as a craft technology.
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.
Facebook should give the public more insight into how content moderation decisions are made.
Advertisers want to know how you feel online through a process known as sentiment analysis, but it still has its limitations.
Tuberculosis, antibiotic drug development, photons and colloid science feature in the 2017 Science at the Shine Dome honorific awards.
A new, "baby dragon" dinosaur revealed in a fossil returned to China is a striking example of the discoveries that might be lost when scientific specimens are illegally removed and traded.
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.
Part of the land inhabited by some of the early Australians is now submerged, but details of their life is now revealed in an excavation on an island off the continent’s north-west coast.
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.
Junk food brands are blurring the line between advertising, entertainment and socialising.
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.
Einstein called entanglement "spooky action at a distance”. But now it's been used to design an incredibly sensitive detection method for gravitational waves.
Maëlle, 7, wants to know why some shells are smooth, while others are corrugated. It turns out that while corrugated shells are strong, smooth shells can move fast.
Australia's new partnership with the European Southern Observatory will give our astronomers access to much bigger telescopes.
"It is time for a digital Geneva Convention to protect the internet."
Artworks can look very different if you view them with more than the unaided eye, and that can help you spot the fake from the genuine.
The government's proposed drug test trial shows how data profiling and surveillance targets the poor.
He was one of the brilliant mathematical geniuses who helped crack the Nazi codes, but few have ever heard of his name. So who was Bill Tutte?
Experts may be dismissed when they express values, offer advice or make mistakes. But these expectations are unreasonable and unhelpful.
A national icon in New Zealand, tuatara are the only living example of a reptile group that was widespread 60-240 million years ago.
Budget 2017 has allocated A$100 million to boost innovation and advanced manufacturing. But can it fill the hole left by automotive industry closures?
It's the Tasmanian devils that enjoy the highest survival and breeding success who're more likely to get the fatal facial tumour disease.
The latest outing of the Alien film franchise pits another human crew against a terrifying enemy. But how does the science stack up?
Life on the land could have started millions of years earlier on Earth than first thought. This could change the way we think about life developing elsewhere in the universe.