Dangerous chemicals are killing workers in factories that assemble smartphones for Apple and Samsung.
Australian quantum computing star Michelle Simmons has joined Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein and Alexander Graham Bell as an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
On Tuesday night a woman who usually delivers fast food to Sydney homes drove me from the Opera House to my apartment in Surry Hills for a measly $7.10. I didn't know this woman prior to her driving me home in the Suzuki Swift she owns - rather I used a new feature in the taxi and private hire car app Uber - due to be rolled out to others soon - to request she pick me up.
Sydney taxi drivers and the NSW Taxi Council are furious with a new initiative launched by US tech start-up Uber that allows car owners to use their own vehicles to taxi people around for a fee.
The world's longest-running laboratory experiment has finally delivered a result – eight months after the man who patiently watched over it unrewarded for five decades died.
New research suggests the tax office should expand the list of acceptable explanations for procrastinators' yearly extension requests and late tax filings. Two possibilities: "I was born this way" and "failure to evolve".
Contrary to popular (female) opinion, you can have all the symptoms of the flu without being infected.
While Gallileo thought the moon had nothing to do with the tides, the Yolngu people from the Northern Territory knew better.
Would you want your Facebook profile used by potential employers? Do you have a sneaky scroll through Instagram at your desk or send personal emails from your work computer?
Google researchers have developed technology that nearly perfectly deciphers the distorted combinations of numbers and letters commonly used on the internet to test whether or not someone is human.