Drilling holes in trees across Australia and taking core samples from reefs at Ningaloo are two techniques being used to determine the extent of climate change in coming decades.
Animals and plants may need extra habitats to survive the challenge of climate change, according to research by scientists at the University of York.
A 'Trojan horse' system developed by researchers at the Universities of Sheffield and York attacks cancerous cells from within and potentially offers a safer treatment for prostate tumours.
The Antarctic Peninsula has warmed rapidly for the last half-century or more, and recent studies have shown that an adjacent area, continental West Antarctica, has steadily warmed for at least 30 years, but scientists haven’t been sure why.
A type of adult stem cell is now proving itself more versatile for research and therapies thanks to revolutionary 3D experiments.
In an exciting experiment with major implications for food production under climate change, CSIRO and University of Sydney scientists have found allowing ants and termites to flourish increased a wheat crop's yield by more than one third.
Robots will be used to help solve the problem of autonomous engagement for in-flight refuelling. This new research could pave the way for civil or military unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flights to last days or even weeks.
Social scientists from almost every continent have come to the University of Alberta this week to develop a plan that will help address some of the pressing social issues faced by the world’s aging population.
A University of Southampton scientist is participating in a new £6.11 million transatlantic research project to improve the process of photosynthesis.
Three University of Sydney graduates and one PhD candidate have been recognised for their work in moral philosophy, international diplomacy, and women's and children's welfare with 2011 Fulbright Scholarships.
Three graduates of The University of Western Australia are among 26 Australians recognised as Fulbright Scholars in 2011.