PHOTOS: Lunar eclipse in Asia and the Americas
Evening viewers in much of Asia and early risers in parts of the Americas were treated to a stunning lunar eclipse on Wednesday, though clouds obscured it for some.
Game on for a digital revolution in sport stadiums
It's the middle of finals season with tens of thousands of fans turning out at stadiums to cheer their teams to victory. Many fans at these and other sporting events already turn to digital technology by ...
Sharks killed after Australian surfer loses hands in attack
Two great white sharks have been caught and killed off Western Australia, officials said Friday, after an attack in which a young surfer lost parts of both arms.
Great Barrier Reef survival key to indigenous identity
To the world, the Great Barrier Reef is a natural wonder and vast underwater kingdom, boasting some of the rarest animals and plants. To Aboriginal Australian Gavin Singleton, it is home.
Restocking marine life to ensure seafood for the future
Fish stocks around the world are under increasing pressure from fishing and human impacts such as excess nutrients entering the water, pollution, habitat loss and climate change.
Climate detectives reveal handprint of human caused climate change in Australia
Australia's hottest year on record in 2013 along with the accompanying droughts, heat waves and record-breaking seasons of that year was virtually impossible without the influence of human-caused global warming.
Poor fish harvests more frequent now off California coast
As a child in southern California, Ryan Rykaczewski spent a fair amount of time on his grandfather's boat, fishing with him off the Pacific coast near Los Angeles. At the time, he didn't think there was much rhyme or reason ...
Researcher helps develop new way to predict climate change impacts on estuaries
A research team lead by Deakin University has developed a world-first model to help scientists predict the impacts of climate change on estuaries in one region based on what occurs in another waterway in a different corner ...
Super trees increasing eucalyptus oil production in Victoria
Eucalyptus oil is an Australian household staple – chances are you have some in the cupboard at home. It was the first indigenous product to be exported overseas in the early years of European settlement, ...
Haunting tales in ship-wrecked silver
In her work of analysing the silver coins recovered from six ships, wrecked off the WA coast over almost two centuries, PhD candidate Liesel Gentelli finds herself thinking of some of the wreck survivors.
Flying doctor bees to prevent cherry disease
University of Adelaide researchers are introducing a method to use bees to deliver disease control to cherry blossom, preventing brown rot in cherries.
Giant jellyfish pops up in the north-west
An unusually huge toxic jellyfish has been found off the north-west coast of Western Australia.
Connected computing offers a new life for blind people, and job opportunities too
There are many examples of individuals with different disabilities who excel and accomplish much in their lifetime, rendering physical or mental attributes meaningless – consider Stephen Hawking, Stevie Wonder and Helen Kel ...
New dawn for pasta wheat in Australia
The University of Adelaide's durum breeding program today at the Hart Field Day will release a new durum wheat variety called DBA-Aurora which promises a step-change in potential durum production in southern Australia.