Pool noodles, floaties and a WHAT? Check out the snappy surprise one Darwin pool techie got this week.
Organ transplant waiting lists might become a thing of the past due to the discovery by Australian scientists of ‘new cryoprotective agents’ to store human cells.
A decision on when Australians could become eligible for a fourth Covid jab has become a ‘real dilemma’ for health professionals.
A remote part of Australia will be lit up tonight in a historical event as NASA launches a rocket from the red dirt.
Revolutionary technology to help women with an “embarrassing” and debilitating disorder is now available in Australia.
The supplier of rapid antigen tests sold at the two major supermarkets across Australia has been hit with huge fines.
Animal lovers are furious after a humpback whale and calf were trapped in a shark net off a popular Queensland beach.
The fastest growing black hole of the last nine billion years has been discovered by an international team of astronomers at the Australian National University.
Anne Green is one of several women scientists given the country's highest recognition for her work, which has included a pioneering role in physics.
A controversial plan to stop serial pests has hit a surprising hurdle and could soon come crashing down. Here’s why.
American space agency NASA will be heading to Australia later this month for a series of rocket launches.
Nationals leader David Littleproud has fired an early warning shot over a proposal that would cost Australia billions of dollars.
An acid-spraying insect is on the rise in this northern state, encroaching on sensitive natural environments and threatening native species.
A student has collapsed in a Sydney school toilet as a worrying side effect of vaping, prompting a fresh warning for parents.
A couple were terrified at first when their dog alerted them to a fireball falling through the sky but soon marvelled at the once-in-a-lifetime vision.
The Australian chief executive of a global company has received the highest honour for his response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
There’s been a tragic development in the case of a helpless puppy that was dumped in a council clean-up pile in western Sydney.
Researchers looking into something else entirely are believed to have discovered the world’s largest plant off the WA coast.
A common childhood virus is on the rise in Australia, but medical researchers are surprised by the strange ways it has adapted.
An Australian capital city has been rocked by an earthquake which lasted for a half minute and caused buildings to shake.
Dramatic drone footage shows the moment a shark, spotted lurking not far from a popular Sydney beach, was captured.
A horror pet breeding operation where dogs were left to suffer in their own filth will be able to keep no more than 105 dogs, sparking outrage from an MP.
Patients off to see a doctor for a CT scan may be asked to have it deferred amid a global shortage of a vital medical tool.
A young man has told of his frightening encounter with a shark that left him with “a little bit of poo in my pants”.
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