The 2020 Nobel Prize in physics was awarded to three scientists – an Englishman, an American and a German – for breakthroughs in understanding the most mysterious objects in the universe: black holes.
From 2017 to 2019, Twitter users in the United States saw many tweets related to vaccination but only rarely encountered anti-vaccine content and almost never saw content from bots.
The documentary educates viewers about the problems social networks present to both our privacy and agency online. But it doesn't really tell us how to fight the tide.
A new finding in mice rewrites the textbook explanation of the male sex-determining gene, Sry. It might also help us better understand how males and females come to be.
A Facebook ban on QAnon may not be the best way to address the fast-growing far-right conspiracy movement.
Philosopher Nick Bostrom's theory suggests there's a one-in-three probability we live in a simulation.
Three newly discovered bodies of liquid water deep beneath the south polar ice cap on Mars have planetary scientists intrigued.
A study of more than 1.7 million people has revealed 41 distinct genetic regions associated with left-handedness, and another 7 tied to ambidexterity.
Having an end-to-end encrypted messaging 'ecosystem' is a great way for Facebook to evade the full wrath of the law. It has come at a convenient time, too.
The outdated Microsoft operating system was recently dumped online in a huge leak. Hackers can now scour it for bugs to exploit.
More than half of the allocated funds will go towards making 'digital government' easier to do business with.
Video game 'amoralists' argue killing in gaming isn't harmful since no living being is actually hurt. But when it comes to hurting virtual animals, we disagree.
The revamped citizenship test would include questions focused on "Australian values". But why not ask prospective Australians to show an understanding of our ancient landscape and unique species too?
New research uncovers the fundamental factors that control the Earth's surface, providing insights into how land levels will respond to the melting of ice sheets and sea level rise.
Genetic studies show mingling between populations has been the norm throughout human history.
Millions of households are expected to gain access to upgraded internet connections, with speeds of up to one gigabit per second (if you're willing to pay for the plan).
Research shows Google News results often prioritise mainstream media over smaller news businesses. It's a double-edged sword. While local outlets suffer, it's actually better for readers.
Considering what we know about the key ingredients for life's formation on Earth, here are three explanations for how this process may have occurred on our sister planet.
Plot twists in the TikTok saga continue to emerge daily, with a proposed deal to secure its future in the US now in doubt. Here's what it means for TikTok users — and for geopolitics.
Digitising healthcare and exporting more sustainable protein alternatives are just some ideas that could help Australia's economy return to form.