Read the latest opinion articles inspired by science.
26 Oct 2018
My research involves trying to find the secret to propagating them – something we still don’t fully understand.
24 Oct 2018
Helping farmers improve the rivers, dams, native vegetation and trees on their land increases productivity and the resilience of the land to drought
17 Sep 2018
The Australian renewable energy industry will install more than 10 gigawatts of new solar and wind power during 2018 and 2019.
22 Aug 2018
It’s been a year since ripples from a colliding pair of dead stars tickled the gravitational wave detectors of the Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo facilities.
22 Aug 2018
The National Energy Guarantee appears to promise the certainty that experts have desperately sought for. But beware: there is a renewable energy train coming.
14 Aug 2018
Many of us stare in the face of such disaster, and feel helpless. Learning what actually happens during an earthquake could help you feel better prepared.
13 Aug 2018
Several large earthquakes have struck the Indonesian island of Lombok in the past week, with the largest quake killing at least 98 people
23 Jul 2018
CRISPR gene editing technology is revolutionising medicine and biology. This technique allows scientists to edit DNA with more precision and greater ease
10 Jul 2018
Australia’s landscapes are dotted with mature eucalypts but they’re rapidly becoming collateral damage from population growth.