A new statistical test lets researchers search for similarities between groups. Could this help keep new important findings out of the file drawer?
Bombarding people with scientific information has little effect. Something else is needed to jolt us out of our current climate trajectory.
Geometric icebergs can form around Antarctica, although such a perfect rectangle is unusual.
The 2018 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science were awarded at Canberra's Parliament House on October 17. Along with the top prize, life science, physics, innovation and teaching were recognised.
Rationality is the newest casualty of populist philosophy.
The journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently retracted several papers by a leading researcher on food and consumption. What does this mean for the researcher's findings?
Children feel less frustrated and are allowed to be creative and expressive in spaces where they make choices.
'I don't believe in God, I believe in science,' atheists often argue. But that doesn't mean their thinking is evidence-based.
Parliament has a problem retaining experienced women – and so does science. Working in STEMM places women in an ideological dilemma that is exhausting to confront, and feels impossible to change.
Science fiction has been around for centuries.
Our brain cells do look a lot like a map of the universe – but that doesn't mean they're the same thing.
The 2018 Australian Museum Eureka Prize winners include astrophysicist and science communicator Alan Duffy and the citizen science app QuestaGame.
Under representation of women in the science and engineering career fields is a result of poor work life balance.
The Global State of Young Scientists Africa project investigates the challenges that shape the career trajectories of young African scientists.
It's not just Earth: everything in the universe has it's own pull because of gravity – even you. Here's how it works.
Once associated with mind-control experiments and counter-cultural defiance, psychedelics now show great promise for mental health treatments and may prompt a re-evaluation of the scientific method.
Soil scientists have rarely gone the extra mile to translate their knowledge into forms that can be integrated into economic decision making.
Machine learning is changing the world in ways that we are just beginning to appreciate. But could it change the way we do science and the reasons why we do science?
There are many reasons why scientists collaborating with artists makes sense, now more than ever.
Recruiting specialist teachers takes more than just encouraging them to study science and maths at university. Governments and wider society needs to come on board too.