Science and Technology

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

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.

A Catalyst special on the pressing environmental issue of our time.

Carbon Bigfoot

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.

You are what you eat... but science suggests you're also what your grandmother ate.

For many farmers, developing drought-resistant strains of wheat means the difference between surviving the next "Big Dry", or, leaving the land.

Is the air in our cities safe to breathe? New science about fine particle pollution has a dire warning for public health.

What do a dinosaur and a Victorian bridge have in common? Well, quite a lot actually.

Are you Kyoto confused? Overwhelmed by global warming?

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.