A new project has allowed researchers to gauge a person’s anger based only on the way they use a computer mouse.

Dozens of New South Wales teachers have assaulted students with autism, leaked documents allege.

There are calls this week to suspend the anti-cabotage licence of aluminium producer Alcoa after evidence of bribery.

Researchers have unveiled a new kind of fire-fighting foam that becomes stronger as the temperature increases.

New research has found that some widely-available traditional Chinese medicines are laced with pharmaceuticals, heavy metals and even endangered animals.

A new study has shown the mental health strain that climate change can bring for Australian workers.

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has kicked in to fund a new non-profit research company that seeks to promote ethical and safe artificial intelligence (AI).

Researchers have unveiled a pair of high-tech socks that turn urine into power.

Embattled car-maker Volkswagen is working hard to minimise its emissions-test scandal.

A new round of inquiry has slammed various aspects of Victoria’s Hazelwood mine, which caught fire and burned for 45 days last year.

A stoush between the tiers of West Australian government continues this week, with one rural shire taking on the Barnett Government over a FIFO camp.

Beijing has issued its first-ever red alert for pollution, with a new blanket of choking smog about to descend on the city.

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC) has found a high prevalence and tolerance of sexual harassment within Victoria Police.

Miners at various sites have showed signs of ‘black lung’, and they are making their anger known.

A quick and easy new blood-type test is near the end of its journey from high-tech Australian laboratories to the market.

BHP says one of its iron trains derailed recently, but no one was injured.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he has invested $300 million in the drug treatment sector as a response to the recent ‘ice’ taskforce.

The biggest move in the wake of the royal commission into trade unions has come in the form of charges against CFMEU leader John Setka.

Reports say up to 32 people are dead after one of the worst offshore oil disasters in history.

A group of US scientists and activists want the next level of gene-editing techniques banned.

The insurance industry has welcomed the Federal Government’s renewed focus on natural disaster preparedness and mitigation.

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