Evidence of massive water plumes on Jupiter moon Europa boosts hopes for finding alien life

Evidence of massive water plumes on Jupiter moon Europa boosts hopes for finding alien life

Updated May 15, 2018 08:39:07 Photo: Europa is one of Jupiter’s 53 moons. (NASA) A new look at old data is giving scientists a fresh reason to view Europa, a moon of Jupiter, as a leading candidate in the search for life beyond Earth, with evidence of water plumes shooting …

Chart of the day: These policies are worth billions — but good luck finding them in the budget – Budget 2018

Chart of the day: These policies are worth billions — but good luck finding them in the budget – Budget 2018

Posted May 08, 2018 11:52:30 The job of tonight’s budget is to outline where the Government gets its money and how it spends it. But some policies don’t appear on either side of that ledger — even though they have a big impact on the bottom line. In particular, some …

Save Women’s Voices: finding and celebrating the untold stories of Australia’s labour movement

Save Women’s Voices: finding and celebrating the untold stories of Australia’s labour movement

Posted April 29, 2018 08:00:00 Photo: Chris Wagland led a group of fellow cleaners through a two-year Federal Court case. (Supplied: United Voice) Related Story: Who decides which stories are told? It’s the men in charge Related Story: Meet Australia’s unsung female trailblazers Like many people who stand up for …

Cancer patients sharing health records with universal databank ‘could be key to finding a cure’

Cancer patients sharing health records with universal databank ‘could be key to finding a cure’

Updated April 20, 2018 09:58:45 Are you holding one of the keys that could unlock the door to more effective cancer treatment, or better still, a cure? The answer is yes, according to a group of people throwing their support behind a universal cancer databank. The idea is for cancer …

More Australian men are finding themselves in precarious work, study finds

More Australian men are finding themselves in precarious work, study finds

Posted April 13, 2018 17:20:39 Photo: The research found labourers were among those in the most precarious jobs. (ABC News) An increasing number of Australian men are worried about losing their jobs, a new report has found. The Curtin University Bankwest Economics Centre paper said what is known as “precarious …

Florida bridge collapse death toll climbs as hope of finding more survivors fades

Florida bridge collapse death toll climbs as hope of finding more survivors fades

Updated March 17, 2018 10:30:12 Video: Emergency personnel with sniffer dogs searched for signs of life overnight. (Photo: Reuters/Joe Skipper) (ABC News) Related Story: Rescuers drill through debris in search for survivors of Florida bridge collapse Related Story: What we know about the construction of the collapsed Florida bridge Rescue …

‘Twerking era bottom pinching isn’t overtly sexual’, magistrate says, finding policeman not guilty

‘Twerking era bottom pinching isn’t overtly sexual’, magistrate says, finding policeman not guilty

Posted March 29, 2018 17:16:13 Photo: Sergeant Ramsden, leaving the South Hedland justice complex, was found not guilty. (ABC North West: Kendall O’Connor) A Western Australian police officer who grabbed a woman on the bottom at a sporting event in the state’s north-west has been found not guilty of indecent …

Tathra bushfire: Family overjoyed after finding dogs left behind survived blaze unscathed

Tathra bushfire: Family overjoyed after finding dogs left behind survived blaze unscathed

Updated March 21, 2018 06:45:08 A family who endured the most anxious wait of their lives, believing their two dogs had perished in the Tathra bushfire, have cried tears of joy upon finding their pets survived the blaze. Attikus and Rosie were left behind when the family’s children were told …

‘There are bones all through our beaches’: Why people are finding skeletons in the Kimberley

‘There are bones all through our beaches’: Why people are finding skeletons in the Kimberley

Posted March 21, 2018 06:24:40 Photo: Bidyadanga resident Frankie Shoveller at the beach where he collected a human skull. (Supplied: Frankie Shoveller) Related Story: ‘They knew gravesites were here’: Archaeologists confirm Indigenous legend Related Story: Aboriginal burial ground exposed by floodwaters A human skull has surfaced at a beach in …