Catalyst

Should we be rethinking underage drinking? That's the question experts around Australia are asking as new evidence mounts of the long term damage to vulnerable brains and lives.

Catalyst's own surfing scientist, Ruben Meerman, heads to Queensland's Sunshine Coast to look at the science of the beach.
The Perfect Wave

Storms on the sun have crashed satellites, computer systems and power grids here on Earth.

Stem Cells in the Brain
The discovery of stem cells in the brain marks a potential breakthrough in understanding the process of ageing.
Stem Cells Repair

In vitro fertilisation - IVF - has helped many thousands of people realise their dream of having a baby.

Earthshine
Many of us wonder if there is life elsewhere in the universe, if there are other Earths orbiting distant stars.
Future of the Moon

This Catalyst special looks at various aspects of space exploration.
Space Communications

For two decades, the CSIRO's Research Vessel, The Southern Surveyor, has been helping Australian scientists learn more about the oceans surrounding our island nation.

Space is once again 'the new frontier' – this time in finding a solution to the Earth's energy woes.

For hundreds of years hypnosis has been associated with sideshows and magical mind control, but now cutting edge science is discovering that the real story is quite different, and sometimes even mo