Australian scientists film rare eruption of volcano

The scientists filmed the volcanic event by chance while aboard research vessel "Investigator" studying the fringe of Antarctica`s Heard Island.

Tech increases savings, productivity in mineral exploration

A technology to speed up the process of analysing mineral exploration, saving time and money has been developed by Australian scientists.

Oz scientists hailed for 1st 3D-printed rib creation

Australian scientists have been praised for their role in creating the world's first 3D-printed rib, which was successfully used in a transplant in Spain.

90 per cent seabirds have consumed plastic: Study
90 per cent seabirds have consumed plastic: Study

Majority of the world seabird species have plastic in their gut and 99 per cent will have gobbled down plastic by 2050.

90 percent seabirds have consumed plastic: Study
90 percent seabirds have consumed plastic: Study

 Nearly 90 percent of individual seabirds alive today have consumed some form of plastic and about 60 percent of them, including albatrosses, shearwaters and penguins, have plastic in their guts, estimates a new study.

Scientists discover strange new fanged 'blackfish' in volcano on ocean floor

Scientists have identified a bizarre new species of fanged "blackfish" among other strange creatures while exploring a volcano off the coast of Australia.

Soon, simple breath-test to sniff out malaria

Scientists have made a new discovery that could open doors for malaria to be detected just from your breath.

Mysterious `cosmic radio burst` captured in real-time for first time ever

Australia astronomers have, for the first time, captured cosmic radio burst in real-time by using CSIRO's 64-m Parkes radio telescope.

First twitter tool gauges world`s emotions in real-time

Australian scientists have developed the world`s first Twitter tool that can map moods around the globe in real-time to help improve the allocation of mental health services.

Sex-change to combat one of Australia`s worst pests

In a unique way to combat one of Australia`s worst pests, scientists are planning to create a male-only line of the dreaded Queensland fruit fly to save the country`s 7 billion dollar horticulture industry.

India-born scientist honoured with Medal of the Order of Australia

An India-born scientist has been recognised by the Australian government with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).

Australian scientists microchip bees to map movements, halt diseases

Australian scientists are gluing tiny sensors onto thousands of honey bees to track their movements in a trial aimed at halting the spread of diseases that have wiped out populations in the northern hemisphere.

New project could help you become cosmic explorer

`Radio Galaxy Zoo` launched Tuesday is a new `citizen science` project that lets anyone become a cosmic explorer.

Indian Ocean key to predict extreme weather in Australia

Changes in the surface temperature of the Indian Ocean is helping scientists predict extreme weather in Australia up to six months in advance.

Extreme weather may become norm around Indian Ocean by 2050

If the world continues to do nothing to curb climate change, extreme weather conditions, like torrential rains and bad droughts, will become the norm around the equator by 2050, a new study has warned.

What makes galaxies keep on producing stars?

Scientists have tried to study what kept the galaxy going all this while after making stars for the last 8 billion years.

First 3D map of Leaning Tower of Pisa`s interior created

Australian researchers have created the first ever 3D map of the interior of Italy`s iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa by using a breakthrough mobile laser mapping system.

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef corals lead to super sunscreen

In a step forward in the fight against skin cancer, scientists in Australia claimed to have developed a super sunscreen which mimics the natural sun protection used by Great Barrier Reef corals.

Oz scientists create 3D-printed titanium bugs

Australian scientists have created the world`s first 3D printed giant titanium bugs, up to 50 times their original size, which will enable them to examine these creatures which can barely be seen with the naked eye.

Genetically modified chickens could wipe out bird flu completely

Scientists from Victoria, Australia, are paving the way for disease-proof animals in groundbreaking research that could eliminate bird flu and other diseases.