A fungus that decorates itself with gold nanoparticles might one day help us mine gold from underground deposits, sewage sludge or even e-waste.
Whether its playing Chopsticks on the piano, riding a bike or repeatedly mistyping the same few letters, chances are you've experienced muscle memory. But there's considerable disagreement about where that 'memory' is stored.
Exporting more pest animals as meat overseas could help in the fight against invasive species, which have been labelled the single greatest threat to Australia's native flora and fauna, experts say.
The problem with global conservation efforts, according to one expert, is its disregard for the world's poorest people. But some think a strategy at large in the Northern Territory could boost both environmental goals and livelihoods.
The South Australian city of Whyalla is set to welcome more tourists due to the popular annual display of giant cuttlefish spawning.
CSIRO scientists uncover a 500-million-year-old gene in the human genome that could lead to new treatments for cancer, influenza and autoimmune diseases.
December is a busy time for baby-making and so is the start of winter apparently, according to this chart.
The trapdoor matriarch dies at the ripe old age of 43 during a long-term population study in Western Australia's Central Wheatbelt, far outliving her previous rival, a 28-year-old Mexican tarantula.
Platypuses are, plainly put, oddly shaped. Now it seems an unusual ringlet-shaped protein in their milk could be a new weapon in the fight against superbugs.