ANSTO is using nuclear science in a bid to understand the causes and rates of soil degradation throughout Asia and the Pacific.
Australian and New Zealand know-how is on the cusp of revolutionising geopositioning, which – in the near future – will be able to get accuracy down to 10cm.
How do carbon-neutral homes stack up when it comes to liveability and consumer demand?
Cutting-edge water designs created for developed cities can futureproof vulnerable and degraded environments in developing countries.
Millions of bits of space junk are currently orbiting Earth, ranging in size from mere millimetres through to discarded, school bus-sized parts of multi-stage rockets.
Australian researchers will have unprecedented access to competitive funding in a new multidisciplinary program.
A groundbreaking D2D CRC program can now predict destabilising events such as social upheaval, political crises, election outcomes and disease epidemics.
Researchers have used a supercomputer to show how proteins in the brain control electrical signals, in a breakthrough that could lead to safer anaesthetics.
Three satellites built at Australian universities were launched into space on board a rocket bound for the International Space Station.
While smokers look to e-cigarettes as a healthier alternative, study shows mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk.
Beyondblue is preparing for phase three of a plan to help emergency services personnel tackle life-threatening mental health issues.
A lunchbox jelly snack made from seaweed and lobster shell is being designed to help children boost their calcium levels.
Australia’s Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science examined the future of research, disruption and job security in his address to the National Press Club.
Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel has aired an alliterative array of attributes to engage audiences with science: attitude, ambassadors, access and ammunition.
For patients with persistent wounds, years and sometime even decades of suffering could soon be over.
A breakthrough by CSIRO-led scientists has made the world’s strongest material more commercially viable, thanks to the humble soybean.
A smart needle with an embedded camera is helping doctors perform safer brain surgery.
Small and medium business confidence has risen to its highest level in six and a half years.
Researchers have found adding the vitamin thiamine to fish sauce is the best way to protect Cambodian infants against beriberi disease.
University discovery ‘BioClay’ helps plants protect themselves from pests without the environmental and human health impacts associated with pesticides.
The NDIA and Autism CRC are creating a national guideline for autism diagnosis to address delayed diagnoses and other issues rife across state health systems.
Knowledge gained from the most venomous creatures on earth is being used to reduce deaths from snakebite in Myanmar.
With the new year approaching, we looked back over the year’s biggest news and picked the top 10 STEM stories of 2016 to share with you.