After decades of mystery, scientists have discovered the source of the ocean "quack" heard from the depths of the Southern Ocean. The culprit, according to a study published in the journal Biology Letters, is the Antarctic minke whale.
The fountain of youth might already be sitting in your bathroom cabinet. A new study found that all-year round use of sunscreen significantly slowed the aging of skin caused by the sun's ultraviolet rays.
What was meant to be a relaxing vacation, turned into a dangerous one. A British tourist in Australia was left paralyzed from the neck down and in a wheelchair for three weeks - by a mosquito bite.
After three months of anti-whaling activities, Sea Shepherd docked in Australia, only this time without the captain.
Researchers have identified the two sharks, discovered in the Australian waters two years ago, as mandarin dogfish.
Researchers spotted a rare piebald penguin chick at the little penguin breeding colony at Jervis Bay on the NSW South Coast.
A new study finds that humans were solely responsible for the extinction of the Tasmanian tiger.
Australia's world-famous Horizontal Falls will be protected through a national and a marine park.
Fossilized tracks of a dinosaur stampede in Australia were actually tracks made by swimming animals rather than by running animals.
A new genetic study shows evidence of a gene link between Indians and Australian aborigines more than 4,000 years ago.
Scientists analyzing a museum specimen of western long-beaked echidna have found evidence suggesting that the mammal has lived for many more years in Australia than it was previously thought.
A rare Titan arum flower, also known as the "corpse flower," has bloomed for the second time since 2010 in a botanical garden in Southern Brazil.