One of the concerns parents have if their baby needs surgery is whether the general anaesthetic will affect the child's developing brain. New research finds it won't.
Understanding the pleasure drugs give people would help to prevent the harms.
Whether to attending a conferences or giving in to a meeting, the global research community is keen on air travel. That’s a habit that needs to change.
Today, universities fulfil many of the science councils' roles at a much lower cost while also training postgraduate students.
On average, important new lab techniques like CRISPR take 23 years to develop – but there is a public expectation that scientific breakthroughs occur quickly and efficiently.
Grant abstracts with more words, more complex language and more storytelling tend to earn more money – even if that's not exactly what funders say they'd want.
Gene sequences can be manipulated to prevent certain diseases and improve public health.
Studies show a weak relationship between tip amounts and quality of service. But the color gold seems to have a way of making diners feel wealthier – and more generous.
A researcher on social economic issues in Papua calls for more research on Papua that can contribute to find solutions for complex problems in Indonesia's easternmost region.
With a budget surplus in sight, it makes no sense to cut funding from Australia's research capacity.
Some say the hysteria over screen time echoes parents' worries that their kids were watching too much TV in the 1980s. But new studies show there's nothing overblown about parents' growing concern.
The ongoing Brexit negotiations have provided no certainty or clarity to the industry.
Mindfulness exercises can help PhD students manage the stress of completing their thesis.
What contributes most to being at high risk of diabetes – diet, genes or something else? Big research questions need robust research approaches, so let's break it down.
Changing demographics in small-scale farming have had a severe impact and affect farmer motivation, especially among youth
It's time to stop surveying women about their experiences as rape victims, time to research the men who perpetrate these crimes and work to inebriate and isolate women.
Developing breakthroughs takes time. So why rush explaining them?
There's been significant advances in mental health genetics research, but Africa has largely been excluded.
Did the minister or any of his staff read our application or any of the other ten he chose to reject?
Projects submitted to the Australian Research Council are vetted heavily by panels of experts. Minister Birmingham's decision undermines this process.