Science and Technology

In 1911 douglas Mawson sailed to the Antarctic. He travelled over the icecap with dog teams on a journey that ended in the tragic death of his two companions - and, remarkably, his own survival.

In February 2000, an international team of biologists met in Hobart, Tasmania to discuss what they believe is a global crisis - the sudden appearance of strange marine micro-organisms capable of po

In our throw away world a plastic bag outlives it's usefulness after around fifteen minutes. A plastic bottle might last a little longer, party balloons a whole occasion.

Antibiotics are the wonder drugs of modern medicine. They've allowed doctors to save and extend life by killing infection and enabling ground breaking surgery.

Have you noticed any weird weather round your place lately? And do you ever wonder if it's normal... or not?

Mawson the Survivor is the epic and relatively untold story of one of the Antarctic’s most incredible stories of survival – the remarkable ill-fated trek of Douglas Mawson in 1912-13.

If you're feeling sleep deprived because you've just had a baby, if you're a teenager whose always tired, if you're wound up by your frantic lifestyle and can't slow down at night, or if you're str

Genetically Modified Food is a perplexing and hotly debated issue. Will it help to feed the increasing number of hungry mouths into the future?

When shipwrecked sailors first encountered wombats they did what they had to do to survive, they ate them.

The Life Series is an observational documentary series that chronicles the lives of 11 children as they grow from infancy to adolescence.