Bridie Smith For the first time in Australia, cigarette butts will be able to be recycled to become industrial plastic products.
Bridie Smith Dermatologists are reporting increasing numbers of parents and carers presenting with skin problems linked to using disposable baby wipes.
Bridie Smith Dermatologists report increase in parents presenting with problems linked to using baby wipes.
Bridie Smith Australia must join the international race to build a bionic brain in order to share the health and economic benefits that will flow from such a prestigious global project.
Bridie Smith Australia must join the ambitious international race to build a bionic brain, report says.
Bridie Smith Fears about dangers of nanoparticles in sunscreen may be unfounded, with research showing they are unlikely to harm beachgoers.
Bridie Smith The overlooked 'nose' of an African fish forces scientists to look at the fossil record with new eyes.
Bridie Smith Just before 8am on Thursday a 2.5-metre tiger shark made its way through the temperate waters of Perth's Mangles Bay.
Bridie Smith The body clock may be more influential than previously thought, with researchers finding that it could also play a role in how fat we become and contribute to the risk of diseases such as diabetes.
Bridie Smith It's a mystery that has taken decades to unfold. Scientists need just one more piece of the jigsaw puzzle in the quest to identify the remains of the sailor whose body was retrieved from waters off...
Bridie Smith It is a mystery that has taken decades to unfold. And the final chapters are agonisingly close to being told.
Bridie Smith Scientists have found unique compounds in the venom of Australian scorpions that have potential uses in pain management drugs.
Bridie Smith Scientists in Australia and the US believe they have found a way to rewind the ageing process after turning the muscles of a mouse equivalent to a 60-year-old person into those of a 20-year-old.
Bridie Smith One of the most common drugs to treat alcoholism could be replaced by taking a simple dietary supplement: calcium.
Bridie Smith Until 40 years ago the cause of one of the most common types of gastro was a mystery. But the consequences of infection were obvious.
Bridie Smith To the untrained eye, the web of coloured wires rising and falling en masse across the wall of 3D screens looks like someone has let loose with a can of silly string, photographed the resulting mess...
Bridie Smith Australia is ill-equipped to preserve and protect its threatened native wildlife and a national gene bank should be established urgently, conservation scientists say.
Bridie Smith For the first time since they lost their sight, Australian patients given a bionic eye have been able to see their environment.
Bridie Smith Unconscious patients in intensive care have been placed on motorised cycling machines as part of a trial to establish if exercise improves recovery rates.
Bridie Smith Clamping the umbilical cord too soon after birth could reduce the amount of blood that passes from mother to baby via the placenta, affecting the baby's iron stores and birth weight.