From about the age of eight onwards I regularly collected fossils from around the beach area on the Beaumaris foreshore of Melbourne's Port Philip Bay.
A University of Queensland graduate has identified a previously unknown species of insect living within reach of Australian suburbia.
Heavy transport that emits heat and water instead of diesel exhaust is within WA's reach, a Murdoch University researcher says.
Two new research projects at the University of Adelaide will use leading genomic expertise and technologies to benefit the wine industry and biodiversity conservation.
Beer drinkers and barley growers are toasting the discovery of two proteins that cause an unattractive haze to form when chilling or storing an otherwise perfect beer.
French actress Brigitte Bardot has condemned an Australian plan to cull two million feral cats to stop them harming native animals, a proposal animal rights groups said Wednesday was unlikely to be successful.
New evidence is emerging that climate change could join overfishing as a major threat to the world's seafood supplies.
Populations of some of Australia's iconic birds—including the laughing kookaburra, magpie and willie wagtail—are in decline in parts of the country, according to a report released Wednesday, with habitat loss, feral cats ...
The wildfire season globally has lengthened by almost 20 percent in 35 years as the average temperature has risen, a climate change study said Tuesday.
Australia's new ocean-going research vessel Investigator has discovered extinct volcanoes likely to be 50 million years old about 250 kilometres off the coast of Sydney.