New research shows the insects use the brightness of different stars to work out which direction to go.
Some Australians feel they are missing out on the benefits of scientific and technological progress.
Here's why I'm supporting this weekend's March for Science.
Ten questions. On your marks. Get set. Go.
Science festivals are booming and with their mixture of music and art they are opening the field to a whole new audience who are keen to be amazed.
New research shows programmes to widen STEM participation in students are failing.
This is the first part in a series on how we edit science, looking at what science is and how it works.
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Maths is often a quiet contributor to problems in subjects like biology.
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As the goat plague is a trans-boundary disease, there's concern that it will spill over into neighbouring countries such as Rwanda and Burundi.
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NSW's proposed new rigorous physics syllabus refocuses on the fundamentals, but it'll require investment in teaching skills so all students can benefit from it.
New data shows that the hairy-legged vampire bat of Pernambuco, Brazil, has developed an appetite for human blood over that of other possible prey.
Scientists are concerned that politics will trump evidence in the new administration. A researcher of political psychology explains why these worries matter far beyond questions of science.
Australia still struggles when it comes to innovation. No surprises there. But a new report on innovation shows some areas where we can improve.
Everything you need to know about predatory publishers.
Targets and initiatives are a start but both men and women already in the field need to offer a helping hand.
Science cannot ensure a sustainable future for the world’s population on its own. Artists are needed as well.