Current science stories


Technology to make flexible phone screen chemicals kicks off new industry partnership for South Korea and Australia
June 9, Seoul and Melbourne

Can you see the stars?: Tell us what you can see on the longest night, help us map Australia’s light pollution, and set a world record

Cyclones can damage even distant reefs: Research finds current models underestimate the impact of hurricanes and typhoons on coral reef communities

Astronomers see ‘cosmic ring of fire’, 11 billion years ago: Unusual galaxy set to prompt rethink on how structures in the Universe form

For knee injuries, surgery may not be the best option: Research finds rehab-only treatment yields better long-term results

3D-printed system speeds up solar cell testing from hours to minutes: Australian scientists flag dramatic improvement to next-gen perovskite R&D

Fish faeces reveals which species eat crown-of-thorns: Great Barrier Reef research finds the destructive starfish is eaten more often than thought.