A sprained ankle or twisted knee causes pain which tells the body there's an injury and it's time to take action. Treatment follows, the injury heals and after a while the pain goes away.
In December 2009, representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Denmark to hammer out the most important carbon reduction agreement the world has ever made.
Is your boss manipulative? Intimidating? Totally lacking in remorse? Yet superficially charming? Then you could be working with a workplace psychopath.
Council House Two, or CH2 as its known, is quite possibly the eco-office block of the future – many of its design principles have been taken from nature.
Are you Kyoto confused? Overwhelmed by global warming?
What do a dinosaur and a Victorian bridge have in common? Well, quite a lot actually.
Is the air in our cities safe to breathe? New science about fine particle pollution has a dire warning for public health.
For many farmers, developing drought-resistant strains of wheat means the difference between surviving the next "Big Dry", or, leaving the land.
You are what you eat... but science suggests you're also what your grandmother ate.
These three men have just 2 hours over 2 days to take a wild colt, break it in and ride before an exacting panel of judges ... at the biggest horse event in the southern hemisphere.
If we converted Australia's entire sugar cane crop into ethanol, using conventional techniques, we still wouldn't have anywhere enough fuel to drive our cars.
Nuclear fusion - where energy is obtained by joining atoms together rather than splitting them as they are in the more conventional fission reactor – promises to provide unlimited clean energy for
Gambling is exciting, seductive - and in Australia, very much part of life... eighty percent of us gamble in some form. But why is gambling so attractive?
Winner - Australian Museum Eureka Awards 2004 Australian Government Eureka Prize for Science Journalism was awarded to[Genius of Junk] on August 12.
There is a hidden toll on our roads - the trauma of serious brain injury. To understand why, we need to see what really happens in a car crash.
Where on earth do we all come from? That's a question Archaeologists have been fiercely debating for years.
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
One of the changes sweeping through our society this century is that women are having fewer children, later in life.
Lactic Acid is blamed for that painful burning sensation you feel when you've pushed yourself a bit too far exercising. Everyone gets it. Even Olympians.
It's Murphy's Law. Right? The other lane or queue always seems to be going faster. But change into it and all of a sudden it stops and you're back in the same predicament!