Investigators say a string of construction and design flaws led to last year’s fatal Samarco mine disaster in Brazil.

Geo-scientists say it is possible to measure greenhouse gas emissions from power plants by checking the grass outside.

Queensland Government officials are working desperately to avoid letting massive mine storage ponds leak heavy metals into the Murray-Darling system.

New appointments to a backbench environment committee are causing a stir.

Victoria will ban exploration and development of unconventional gas, including coal seam gas and fracking.

A string of former NSW Liberal figures have been named in a corruption inquiry report.

Scientists’ interests have been piqued by a “strong signal” detected by a radio telescope in Russia that scans for signs of extraterrestrial life.

Harvard engineers have created what they called the world’s first entirely ‘soft’ robot.

Biomedical engineers say the world needs a better standard for sunglasses.

Reports say the first shipment of Australian uranium will arrive in India next year.

TasWater will remove all “boil water” and “do not consume” alerts...

More asbestos-tainted products have turned up on an Australian worksite.

Mary O’Kane has won the inaugural Ada Lovelace Medal for outstanding engineering.

Reports say Sydney’s Barangaroo worksite has some of the highest rates of injuries and near-misses in Australia.

The NSW Government will pay offshore firms $2.3 billion... 

Adani has defeated the latest legal challenge to its planned Carmichael coal mine.

Scientists in New South Wales are trying to feed people algae ...

Australian researchers have set a new record for solar power generation.

Creative and emotional intelligence will be the keys to robot-proofing the workforce...

US researchers are working on a water disinfection device that can rapidly kill bacteria using light alone.

Bio-engineers are using bacteria controlled by magnets to deliver drugs.

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