The peregrine falcon is likely to have its conservation status upgraded from rare to secure in South Australia, with experts crediting its comeback from near extinction to an ability to adapt to city living.
Leaving Earth's gravity does weird things to the body. An Australian-designed spacesuit could be the key to taking humans to Mars — and making sure they can actually climb out of the space craft when they arrive.
Past Optus customers caught up in the data breach are questioning why the company was still holding on to their information.
Emissions from Bitcoin mining jumped 126-fold between 2016 and 2021, and the process used more energy than Austria or Portugal, a new study shows.
An ambitious project to take thousands of West Australian properties off-grid is taking shape. Here's how farmers are finding their new solar power systems.
Third La Niña means World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef coral is at risk of further bleaching, scientists say
With increasing ocean temperatures, world-leading marine researchers say Australia's coral only has a few decades of survival left.
As some countries face rice shortages, Australian researchers achieve a breakthrough in harvesting native rice
Native rice could soon be on the menu at Australian restaurants after it was successfully harvested as a part of a Northern Territory research project.
Meet the people who are trying to draw the map to a better future.
Methane emissions from natural gas and oil wells are usually burnt to convert the fugitive gas to carbon dioxide and water vapour. But new research shows the US fossil fuel industry has underestimated how much methane escapes.
NASA's James Webb and Hubble space telescopes have captured views of the DART spacecraft intentionally smashing into an asteroid in a mission trialling technology for protecting Earth from potential asteroid collisions.
With fuel prices on the rise and demand for electric vehicles increasing, Tesla is delivering records despite "logistical challenges".Posted
By Sian Johnson
As Australians contemplate their online security, the digital world is on the brink of a major change in the way people protect their personal details. But that doesn't mean we'll be saying goodbye to passwords anytime soon.Posted Updated
The federal government says Optus has not yet provided government agencies with critical information about customers who had their Medicare or Centrelink details exposed.Posted Updated
Politicians warned to 'watch out' as integrity commission could access encrypted texts on WhatsApp and Signal
Australia's Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus warns that the National Anti-Corruption Commission legislation will see the body have the ability to tap the phones of politicians, even if they are messaging on encrypted apps.Posted Updated
By Liz Gwynn
Data being collected from zooplankton in the deep waters of the Southern Ocean is allowing scientists to directly measure the impacts of global climate change and whether emissions targets are working.Posted Updated
Melbourne's Yarra River is often derided for being brown, but ultramarathon runner and advocate Karin Traeger is going to extreme lengths to show how precious the waterway is.Posted Updated
Elon Musk says the robots will initially do boring or dangerous jobs, but says there's still a lot of work to be done before they hit factory floors.Posted
Environmental authorities in Melbourne are investigating how asbestos ended up in soil covering critically-endangered grassland which was meant to be protected.Posted Updated
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