QUT will develop software to crunch the complex geochemical data that will be captured by the Perseverance rover during its mission to search for ancient life on Mars.
A rare blast of light, emitted by a star as it was sucked in by a supermassive black hole, has been spotted by scientists using telescopes from around the world.
Western Australia will host the Square Kilometre Array's 130,000 antennas, generating hundreds of millions of dollars in economic activity for Australia.
Scientists have produced what they claim is the first comprehensive global-scale analysis of terrestrial areas essential for biodiversity and climate resilience.
Rapid, molecular point-of-care tests can be used in remote settings to accurately detect the presence of Strep A bacterium in just six minutes.
Sea ice across the Southern Ocean played a crucial role in controlling atmospheric carbon dioxide levels during times of past climate change.
CSIRO has welcomed the government's announcement of a national disaster research centre, set to focus on natural hazards and disaster risk reduction.
The rapid molecular test, called N1-STOP-LAMP, involves using a small portable machine that can detect SARS-CoV-2 from just one nasal swab.
The biomass benchtop flow reactor has the potential to turn a wide range of waste and biomass feedstock into fuels, fine chemicals, liquid fertiliser and ethanol.
Radiocarbon dating is set to become more accurate after an international team of scientists recalculated the technique for assessing the age of historical events and objects.
The HbA1c test measures the degree to which sugar molecules have linked irreversibly to molecules in red blood cells in the previous few months.
Australian and New Zealand scientists have shown a strong link between human greenhouse gas emissions and the increased melting of glaciers.
Blood tests based on the tau protein phospho-tau217 (p-tau217) may be able to detect changes in the brain 20 years before dementia symptoms occur.
The new test uses a single drop of blood — collected from a simple finger prick — and results are ready in a few hours.