Astronomers have spotted an ultrafast star travelling at 6 million km/h for the last five million years.

The Productivity Commission says important transport reforms need to be sped up.

Researchers in the US have developed a material that bends and moves to face the light, just like sunflowers.

A new artificial intelligence (AI) program has gone public, while the Federal Government releases new AI guidelines.

A majority of residents in the SA town of Kimba have voted in favour of a nuclear waste dump.

A new, open-source genetic database has been developed by Australian and North American researchers.

A new natural gas processing plant will be built in Darwin.

Taxpayers face a big bill if a buyer cannot be found for a rust-riddled oil platform.

Whitehaven Coal Maules Creek mine is being investigated over its groundwater use.

Over 11,000 scientists from more than 150 countries have endorsed the declaration of a climate emergency.

A list of 444 NSW buildings potentially clad in flammable material will not be made public.

Experts say companies that fight hard to avoid tax should not be granted government contracts.

The Federal Government has been praised for “mimicking” its opposition’s energy plan.

Reports say job applicants are being forced to give blood tests and waive privacy rights to work on Shell's QGC project.

Authorities in New Delhi have declared a public health emergency due to incredible levels of air pollution.

CSIRO engineers have developed a new scanning device that can give a full panoramic view of an underground coal mine.

An expert says engineers may have to design androids to avoid unhelpful racial stereotypes.

An artificial intelligence system now ranks among the top 0.2 per cent of human players in StarCraft II.

A Swinburne University researcher has been sacked after having dozens of papers retracted.

Details have been revealed about two chemical leaks from metals processor Nyrstar into Port Pirie's groundwater.

The chairman of Alinta Energy says big lobbies are undermining climate change policy.

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