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.
Ten tech visionaries from Australasia have been honoured by MIT Tech Review, which unveiled its 2017 Regional List of ‘Innovators Under 35’.
A new fibre optic probe developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide can detect breast cancer tissue during surgery.
A new vaccine that could prevent river blindness has received a grant from the US Government to begin trials on cattle in the coming weeks.
The CRC for Spatial Information has compiled the best blockchain ideas from PhD students taking part in their 2016 “Solvathon”.
Researchers from Monash University have won the prestigious GSK Award for Research Excellence for developing “dimmer switch” medicines.
A luxury watch brand has teamed up with Flinders University nanotechnologists to develop a new casing material that will give their watches a competitive edge.
Twenty-two new grants have been allocated to Australian businesses commercialising novel products under the government’s Entrepreneurs Programme.
QUT’s COTSbot is the world’s first robot to control the crown-of-thorns starfish, a coral killer that has destroyed vast stretches of the Great Barrier Reef.