Patients left paralysed by injury or illness could be back on their feet again, thanks to a breakthrough by Melbourne researchers who have designed a revolutionary bionic spine.
Richard Hughes As Australia's decimal currency celebrates its 50th birthday, the archives reveal how it very nearly had another name altogether.
Chris Illuminati, a stay-at-home dad to a four-year-old boy and nine-month-old girl, writes about parenthood and family life on his blog, Message With A Bottle. Here are some of the Post-It parenting musings he's shared that have struck a chord with mums and dads around the world.
Lauren Ferri While some are leaning towards leaving the country to get rid of their uni debt, others are turning to "sugar daddies" and, in some cases, "sugar mummies".
Ariane Beetson The #motherhoodchallenge sounds harmless, doesn't it? Some women disagree.
Harriet Alexander Men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer face a confusing array of treatment choices, each with its own price tag and idiosyncratic side effects.
Marcus Strom Mosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal.
Ron Cerabona Melody Beck is performing a concert celebrating the career of Hollywood vocal double Marni Nixon.
John Collett The Australian sharemarket is showing more red ink over the week and our tipsters have had a tougher time of it in week two of our five-week share race.
It really seems like one of those yes-or-no questions.