ANU set to play significant role in future of the Web after being chosen as new host of the World Wide Web Consortium Australia Office.
Biologists have discovered how the rice plant's immune system is triggered by disease which could lead to higher crop yields
Astrobiologist Adhitya Chopra is on a quest to find out where we come from and if we are alone.
Hydrogen peroxide – commonly used as hair bleach – may have provided the energy source for the development of life on Earth.
Thin layers of phosphorus have surprising properties that could open the door to ultrathin and ultralight solar cells and LEDs.
Biologists have succeeded in teaching wild birds to understand a new language.
As the NASA New Horizons probe reaches Pluto after its nine-year journey, scientists from the ANU Planetary Institute discuss why Pluto is...
A cluster of extinct volcanoes has been found about 250 kilometres off the coast of Sydney in 4,900 m of water.
Scientific journals should insist on more robust experimental processes, say biologists after reviewing nearly 900,000 experiments.
Researchers have developed a way to help ecosystems bounce back after human disturbances such as shipping, oil exploration or fishing
Scientists have made exotic new materials by creating laser-induced micro-explosions in silicon, the common computer chip material.
A new study has found analyses of carbon emissions may be misleading as they failed to include the impact of policies
Antarctica has a wealth of plants and wildlife, with myriad species waiting to be discovered, a new assessment has found.
A new report from the Lancet says climate change is a health emergency: ANU health and environment researchers comment.
ANU continues to strengthen its reputation as the nation's leading research institution with three academics awarded new Australian...
Astronomers have solved a mystery over small, unusually hot blue stars, 10 times hotter than our Sun.
A dramatic ice sheet collapse at the end of the ice age before last caused widespread climate changes and led to a peak in the sea level.
Cuckoo finches in Africa have adopted a unique disguise to help them lay their eggs in other birds’ nests, biologists have found.
Australian scientists and industry will play a key role in an international collaboration to build the world's most powerful optical...
One of Australia’s smallest birds has found a cunning way to protect its nest from predators by crying wolf, mimicking other birds' warnings