As Australians continue to reach for their daily flat white, one Brisbane social researcher has discovered how cafes have changed the way we socialise.
Same-sex marriage advocates warned the 2017 postal survey marriage equality would damage mental health, and freshly published research confirms those fears were valid.
A crack team of the world's best weather scientists, including a researcher from Australia, has travelled to South America to study extreme thunderstorms, discovering one of the world's largest hailstones in the process.
The next-generation of naval warfare appears to have come early, with China beating the US to a ship-mounted weapon that can fire projectiles at 2.5 kilometres per second.
Hundreds of audio recorders are about to be installed in regional Australia to create the country's first soundscape, which will provide scientists with important insights into different animals and their habitats.
You're probably familiar with El Nino, but there's another climate driver in town, and researchers say it has an even more powerful influence on Australia's long-term droughts.