The scientific explanations might not be definitive, but your brain is largely responsible.
Neutrons can penetrate through matter, which means they can be harnessed for all sorts of important work.
An air pollution expert with years of experience advising federal regulators describes how the Trump administration is speeding up reviews and reducing scientific input.
Analysis of bones from over hundreds and thousands of years ago suggests that our skeleton today is more fragile than that of our ancestors.
A new statistical test lets researchers search for similarities between groups. Could this help keep new important findings out of the file drawer?
Recent hoax papers in humanities don't show what they claim, but need to be taken seriously.
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.