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Professor Ian Frazer, the immunologist responsible for the vaccine against human papillomavirus, says he got lucky and treatment for other cancers remains a major challenge.
Researchers create mini marine ecosystem in Brisbane to inform and connect people to the Great Barrier Reef and the threat of climate change, as part of the World Science Festival.
Millennials should prepare for cars without drivers, aircraft without pilots, and skies full of drones as cities move towards fully integrated and intelligent infrastructure, science festival panellists say.
A long-running stalemate over the M1 motorway upgrade finally ends, with the Queensland and Federal Governments agreeing to pour half a billion dollars into it and three other road projects.
The Bureau of Meteorology says a cyclone, to be named Debbie, should reach land on Monday or Tuesday
While scientists are desperately scrambling to research and understand reef sections subjected to coral bleaching, other sections of the reef have attracted little attention — until now.
Behind clouds of liquid nitrogen gas and exploding balloons of fire is a team of scientists trying to change the way kids feel about STEM education.
Agreement is reached between Jemena and the Wakaya Land Trust on Aboriginal land access approvals for the Northern Gas Pipeline.
The Broncos get the better of the Raiders thanks to a Jordan Kahu field goal, while the Panthers dismantle the Knights in a 40-0 flogging.
Australian alternative rock legend Ed Kuepper never imagined having the Queensland Symphony Orchestra as his backing band, but tomorrow night they will take to the stage together in Brisbane.
Some of the world's best scientific brains are at Brisbane's World Science Festival, but it's hatching baby turtles that are getting a lot of the attention.
Far North Queensland researchers launch a scientific study into the possible existence of Tasmanian tigers on Cape York.
While many north Queenslanders are no strangers to the wild weather Mother Nature can throw their way, there are plenty of recent arrivals in the region facing their first possible cyclone this weekend.
Upon hearing Queensland Justice Margaret McMurdo was about to retire, Amanda knew she had to express her thanks for decision 19 years ago that changed the trajectory of her life.
A Mount Isa police officer retires after 40 years of being responsible for a quarter of the state.
A world-first solar project in remote far north Queensland could provide the blueprint for keeping the lights on in regional towns when the grid fails.
Experts at the World Science Festival's ever-popular Cool Jobs event showcase just how fun working in science can be.
3D printing could soon be made more accessible, with two floors at Queensland's Herston Health Precinct to be converted to a hub for medical engineering experts.
Peter Gallen, who plays in the Queensland Cup, will miss two years of rugby league after being banned by ASADA for using performance-enhancing substances.