Spending time with scientists and engineers and going to laboratories increases students' interest in STEM subjects.
In future, we'll all need to be a little more like Leonardo da Vinci.
Scientists build on knowledge gained and published by others. How can we know which findings to trust?
There have been squabbles of course, but the science project in Geneva is an example of putting differences aside to pursue common goals.
International education tests reveal Australia has either stagnated or declined in many subject areas, including maths and science, while other countries have made big improvements. Why is this?
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can keep remote sensors alive and deal with dangerous scenarios.
Lowering maths prerequisites to study science, engineering and commerce at university has led to students playing catch up for years. This should be fixed.
Science is about more than protons, genes and neurons. Sometimes a bigger picture can help us make better decisions when it comes to public policy.
Lack of confidence, negative attitudes and low student participation rates are just a few of the challenges maths and science teachers face.
Scientists being wrong is not a bug or a glitch – it's a feature of science and mistakes can actually lead to new, deeper discoveries.
It is the physics discovery of the century – even bigger than the Higgs Boson. Here's how it happened and what it means, by a key member of one of the lead teams
Think our Sun's big? Prepare to be dazzled by the real galactic heavyweights.
Have you got the keen eye and quizzical mind of a professional spy? Let's find out ...
We are only just starting to understand the linguistic tools that get stuff done, move us to tears, bore us to death, or make us dizzy with delight.
It's not easy – but we are moving in the right direction.
Thalidomide's manufacturer, Chemie Grünenthal, marketed the drug as safe for pregnant women despite reports it was causing malformations in newborns. Why such blatant denial?
Do you know why onions make your eyes water? Neither do 83% of parents.
It is those who know how to think nimbly, creatively and responsibly that end up building extraordinary careers.
The Nobel Prize-winning research on neutrinos is expected to push the boundaries of science and technology.
Novel drugs that reduce the spread of cancer in mice could pave the way for changing the way we fight tumours.