'You don’t look like a scientist'
Times have changed, but the gendered stereotype that scientists are predominantly serious, professional, white men is one that persists.
Diagnostic imaging's next phase
Dr Kaye Morgan hopes the phase contrast x-ray technique she’s working on will help doctors and researchers detect lung problems earlier.
Looking back in wonder
When you look up at the vastness of space you can see hundreds, thousands and even millions of years into the past.
Waste not, want not
We love our food, but waste an extraordinary amount of it. Now, research is looking at how repurposing this waste food biomass can be turned into profit.
Drugs and bugs: what's lurking in our waterways
New research shows that medicines have found their way into Melbourne streams – and the creatures that live in them.
The new breed of power rangers
More than one hundred researchers are working together to create electronics in which next to no energy is lost.
Breaking the art of glass
New research aims to unlock the structural mystery of glass in order to make it stronger.
A self-defeating success story
A global program in which mosquitoes are implanted with a common bacteria is preventing the spread of viruses such as dengue, Zika and chikungunya – and could help tens of millions of people.
A discovery of the utmost gravity
It was a big day for physics: 14 September 2015. Scientists made the first confirmed detection of a gravitational wave – a ripple in space-time theorised by Albert Einstein a century ago, but until that moment unproven.