Domestic politics was front and centre on Twitter in June.
Australian Twitter users largely ignored news from Syria, North Korea and other trouble spots in June, focussing instead on domestic politics.
3D bioprinted channel, representing a blood vessel within a hydrogel that mimics human tissue.
Forget, Heiny, Derme, Mitterberge
3D bioprinting of living cells and materials may contribute to faster and cheaper ways to create effective new drugs - and even reduce animal testing.
Impression 3D biologique en hydrogel pour la culture cellulaire.
Forget, Heiny, Derme, Mitterberger
L'impression 3D est aujourd'hui couramment utilisée dans les bureaux d'études de l'industrie. Elle commence à exister en biologie et pourrait transformer l'industrie pharmaceutique.
Assisted dying legislation is likely to be introduced in Victorian Parliament within a month, and be based on a report launched today by Brian Owler and Jill Hennessy.
Public opinion, shifting views in the health profession and international trends allowing assisted dying mean it will be lawful in Australia at some point. But will it be lawful in Victoria soon?
Australian government agencies are employing the services of spyware company Cellebrite.
The Australian government is using spyware. Is that legal?
More parents are choosing to delay their child starting school, especially boys.
When to start their child at school is often a stressful decision for parents, and there is a need for more support for them in making that choice.
A robot sculpts a recreation of the Ancient Greek work Laocoon and his Sons, which was exhibited in Linz last year.
Artists invented the word 'robot', but now robots are becoming artists, or at least assistants, themselves. As robots get smarter, artists will find more and more uses for them, particularly in sculpture.
Will AI take over the world or lead to a bright future for humanity?
Shutterstock/PHOTOCREO Michal Bednarek
Not everyone agrees on how artificial intelligence will change the way we live. But it's not all doom and gloom either.
Selling these new bags at 15 cents each, effectively creates another revenue stream with nearly A$71 million in gross profit.
Moves by major to supermarkets to only offer plastic bags for a charge could make these businesses more than a million dollars a year, but it may only have a small impact on the environment.
Fair dealing allows Australians to use copyrighted content for news and reporting.
When can you use someone else's copyright work without their permission? We explain 'fair dealing' and 'fair use' law in a handy guide.
Fashion by Indonesian designer Dian Palangi.
It is easy for non-Muslims to forget that there are places where Muslim women lead lives full of frivolity and fun. But on social media Indonesian hijabers are challenging the stereotypes.
When played in moderation, electronic games can be beneficial for children’s learning and development.
Low-to-moderate use of electronic games may have a positive effect on children's later academic achievement, but overuse can be detrimental.
Columbia PIctures/Marvel Studios/Sony Pictures
Peter Parker knows the formula for angular acceleration of a pendulum, and applies his science knowledge with gusto in the latest Spider-Man movie.
LGBTQ Pride in Taiwan.
Just as Taiwan legalised same sex marriage, China shut down the country's most iconic lesbian social media platform.
Pharmacies are trusted medical professionals, so people trust their products.
A review has recommended separating pharmacists from complementary and homeopathic products.
Pauline Hanson has made claims about the negative impacts of having children with autism in mainstream classrooms.
Evidence shows that the senator's comments on the burden of children with disability are misleading.
Surgeons admit to unintentional mistakes when performing delicate surgery.
Surgeons say minor unintentional damage can happen during surgery, and much of that goes unreported. They say they would be prepared to use robotic tools if they could be shown to help.
It’s happened before: why we need to plan for the next doomsday event that could wipe out much of life on Earth.
NASA says there are ten "potentially hazardous" asteroids close to Earth. Good reason to make sure we have a backup plan should any catastrophic event wipe of much of life on Earth.
While retailers, airlines and many other companies are embracing self-service, the numbers show it isn't an easy win.
Sofia Boutella plays the new Mummy.
The latest reboot of The Mummy is all you should expect from a Hollywood blockbuster on an ancient Egyptian curse. But what about the science?