Malcolm Turnbull's former chief of staff Drew Clarke is joining the NBN Co board.

Environmentalists say Australian power stations produce levels of toxic air pollution that would be illegal in ...

Engineers have come up with a nano-tech way to purify vast volumes of water.

Indian mining giant Adani has been hit with a $12,000 over an environmental breach at its Abbot Point coal terminal in north Queensland.

Engineers have created a new super material by combining spider silk with nanotubes.

The Federal Government wants to block the merger of Australia’s biggest maritime and construction unions.

The Queensland Government has been urged to improve its coal dust monitoring practices.

Port Augusta is set to host a new $650 million, 150MW solar thermal power plant.

Researchers have created bendable batteries for implanting in the body.

WA Health Minister Roger Cook says a new report on lead contamination at the Perth Children's Hospital shows there is still plenty of work to be done.

Stanford University engineers are working on dynamic windows that can switch from transparent to opaque or back again in under a minute.

The people building robots to do human jobs are showing off their wares.

Mixing cigarette butts into footpaths could save money and reduce urban heat.

Engineers are testing a system that could see excess renewable energy converted into hydrogen fuel and inject into SA’s gas network.

The CFMEU is facing a string of new charges in QLD.

The Victorian Government is looking for philanthropic funding for its big heart hospital plans.

Experts have assessed the level of community concern about coal seam gas in Queensland.

Australian researchers have helped create the most accurate measurement ever made of dark matter in the universe.

BHP is pouring $600 million into its Olympic Dam operations in South Australia.

New Hope says time is running out for the people who rely on the Acland coal mine for jobs.

Genetic experts say human genome editing should be fine in the lab, but not for making babies.

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Blockchain is the programming that gives Bitcoin its value, but it could be much more than that. Blockchain could change the world.

A giant chunk of Antarctica will soon break free, but what does it mean for the rest of the Earth?

Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

I went to a science talk looking for controversy but all I found was science.

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