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.

‘Ninety-seven per cent of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming’ – a statement about agreement that not everyone agrees on.

There is excitement in the world of astronomy, with suggestions our solar system could contain a never-before-seen planet.

Researchers say they have evidence that a planet about ten times the mass of Earth has been hiding in the outer solar system.

We all have our parents’ lifestyles and emotions encoded in our cells - that is the wonder of epigenetics.

In the search for life on other planets, we can only look for things we know work on Earth.

Nobody doubts the importance of getting our education system right.

Vilified, demonised and implicated; the role of the dingo has often been as a target of fear and outrage - misplaced or not.

An Australian company is working on technology that takes just minutes to find a genetic marker in blood – and it will fit in a device no bigger than a paddle pop stick

Gene sequencing and the interpretation of genetic data are the biggest influences on modern medical research today.

In the course of a decade, one PhD student shifted gears from an academic career he admits was focused on sport and socialising, to work on a project which has brought the possibility of full-scale quantum computing a few years closer.

The field of 'mental health' is so multi-faceted, the term itself has become almost impossible to define.

With driverless vehicles rolling around mine-sites right now, drones in the air above the whole planet, and robot vacuums doing a slightly inadequate job for millions of households – the age of automation is certainly growing up.