Sulfur compounds in cannabis are responsible for its skunky odor

Researchers have finally figured out what gives cannabis its distinctive ‘skunk-y’ aroma. A team at Tustin,…

Children under 16 will need parental permission to use Facebook

Australian children under 16 will need parental permission to sign up to social media apps under…

BepiColombo prepares for its first Mercury flyby TONIGHT

British-built spacecraft BepiColombo is just hours away from making its first flyby of Mercury, when it…

Scientists developing app to diagnose by listening to cough

Scientists are developing an app that may diagnose what disease or condition a person has by…

Living in greener places cuts cardiovascular disease, study says

You might be able to cut your risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) by moving to…

Quick naps WON’T make up for a bad night’s sleep, study warns

Having a 30-minute power nap during the middle of the day won’t make up for not…

A Chinese spy ship has been spotted heading towards Queensland

A Chinese navy surveillance ship is being closely tracked by the Australian military as it makes…

Science scheme to beat diseases in ten-year plan

Tackling cancer, dementia and obesity are priorities in the Government’s major science plan for the next…

Apple app store tweak allows in-app sales of weed

Apple has come under intense scrutiny from developers and lawmakers over its App Store guidelines and…

Scientists develop rapid test to quickly diagnose bacterial infections

A new, hand-held test may allow doctors to easily diagnose bacterial infections in under an hour.…