Find out about the latest news, announcements and stories about science at ANU.
News | 3 Dec 2020
Pythons first arrived in Australia from Asia around 23 million years ago and then adapted to their new home by becoming incredibly diverse, according to new research.
News | 2 Dec 2020
There could be fewer than 300 swift parrots left in the wild, according to new research.
Analysis and opinion | 1 Dec 2020
Unlike our hellish neighbour Venus, Earth was far enough from the Sun for liquid water to form and create a more hospitable environment for life.
News | 30 Nov 2020
Professor Steve Madden has taken out one of Australia's top scientific honours.
Research story | 24 Nov 2020
"I'm going to listen to the gynaecologists, I'm going to listen to the hysterectomy patients."
Analysis and opinion | 24 Nov 2020
Ancient fatty molecules, once believed to be traces of some of the first animals to live on Earth, may have been produced by algae instead.
News | 19 Nov 2020
An international team of scientists has defied nature to make diamonds in minutes in a laboratory at room temperature - a process that normally requires billions of years, huge amounts of pressure and super-hot temperatures.
News | 16 Nov 2020
Australia's largest ever selfie has captured some incredible images from the ACT and the Northern Territory.
News | 11 Nov 2020
An international team of astronomers has challenged a popular theory that mysterious dark matter dominates gravity in the inner parts of spiral galaxies such as our Milky Way.
Analysis and opinion | 10 Nov 2020
Marie Curie overcame innumerable obstacles, and in the process has become a role model. But does the latest film version of her life do her story justice?