The Lancet–Lowitja Institute Global Collaboration included data on 28 Indigenous populations covering half the world’s 300 million Indigenous people.
In the space race of the 21st century, Australia is betting it all on a key group of researchers and their elegant designs for a silicon quantum computer.
Cutting-edge water designs created for developed cities can futureproof vulnerable and degraded environments in developing countries.
We need to do more to develop technology that can remove carbon from the atmosphere, says Eelco Rohling, professor of ocean and climate change at ANU.
Near the height of the Zika virus outbreak, Associate Professor Joanne Macdonald started developing portable diagnostic technologies to save lives.
Researchers have found adding the vitamin thiamine to fish sauce is the best way to protect Cambodian infants against beriberi disease.
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’.
Dr Robin Knight, Director of collaboration platform IN-PART, talks about improving relationships between research and industry, and how to overcome IP challenges.
Melbourne’s 3D printed jet engine technology is flying into production in France.
From energy harvesting skyscrapers to Zika zapping, here are some of the most creative and potentially disruptive university technologies of 2016.
Australia and China partner form a new research partnership towards grain biosecurity.
Two Australian universities have joined an international platform that aims to facilitate university-industry collaborations.
Life expectancy only seems to go upwards, but how far can it go? Simon Lawrence spoke to experts at the cutting edge about what might lead to longer and better lives.
Virtual reality shopping is currently being tested in the hope that it could revolutionise the digital marketplace.
An international study into morphine has found it may contribute to chronic pain, prompting the development of new drugs to reduce its long-term effects.
Scientists can now directly link declining coral growth with increasing ocean acidity.
Australian scientists play a major role in the first observation of gravitational waves from colliding black holes.
After watching more than 52 hours of octopus video footage researchers have found octopuses do have a social life – and it’s not without drama.
In an amazing year in science a new culture of innovation, planetary discoveries, medical advances and more showed how science can contribute to society.