The CUAVA-1 cubesat will monitor space weather and changes to Earth’s ionosphere that affect satellites and electronics.
Nobel prizewinning research has revealed the various molecules that help us sense temperature, touch, pain, and even the positioning of our body parts.
The work of Italian physicist Giorgio Parisi has helped predict the unpredictable, from changes in the climate to the movements of flocks of starlings.
These discoveries could help us treat a variety of conditions in the future – including chronic pain.
Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann have won the Nobel prize in physics for their climate modelling research.
Sharks have been around for more than 400 million years — but not all sharks are equally resilient to changes around them. Why do some groups thrive, while others dwindle?
Russia’s latest actions have worrying implications for democratic opposition movements.
Drone delivery company Wing is out to transform the sky – and Australia is at the forefront of its plans.
Australia has expansive areas of flat land — usually agricultural land — and it’s over these large, flat areas that tornadoes like to form.
It took Facebook nearly six hours to get its services back online. In the meantime, Twitter had a field day.
In one past example, Facebook allowed an ad targeting ‘Jew haters’. A new Australian initiative will collect data on its dubious targeted advertising practices closer to home.
Each time you visit a page hosting ads, an automated ad auction begins behind the scenes — where the highest bidder wins the chance to target you with their product.
Understanding your genes is a great way to understand certain things about yourself — yet, who we are is determined by so much more than just DNA.
Archaehierax sylvestris, whose remains have been unearthed in the arid South Australian outback, was the apex predator in a lush prehistoric forest filled with marsupials and waterfowl.
Male mosquitoes gather around humans, likely in an attempt to mate with blood-sucking females.
Many women use closed Facebook groups as an outlet for their fears and frustrations and stresses with life during a pandemic. But running these groups takes a lot of work, and comes with legal risks.
Many Victorians claim their cat or dog was acting strangely before yesterday’s earthquake. And while there’s no real evidence animals can predict a quake, they may be more sensitive to very tiny ones.
Only 7% of Australia’s federal MPs have backgrounds in science. What would it look like if they were a majority?
If building regulations required cheap fixes such as ensuring chimneys and parapets were structurally attached to the building, we could save lives during earthquakes.
A largely hidden fault beneath the Victorian Alps has triggered a magnitude 5.8 quake that was felt as far afield as Sydney, Adelaide and Launceston. Here’s what we know so far.