A four-year-old female Malayan tiger has tested positive for COVID-19, with six other tigers and lions showing symptoms. It's the first known case of a 'wild' animal catching the disease.
'Zoombombing' trolls have started to infiltrate virtual meetings - bombarding unsuspecting victims with racist and sexist speech and in some cases, pornographic imagery.
This lizard lays eggs and gives live birth. We think it’s undergoing a major evolutionary transition
The three-toed skink can give birth to live young and lay eggs in the same pregnancy. What can this little critter teach us about the evolution of live birth?
Your mobile internet bandwidth is shared with others in your area. That's why many people trying to access the iternet at the same time results in slower speeds.
Our findings reveal the slowing down of brain development in our ape-like ancestors began more than three million years ago.
Meet ‘Sara’, ‘Sharon’ and ‘Mel’: why people spreading coronavirus anxiety on Twitter might actually be bots
According to Bot Sentinel, #coronavirus and #COVID19 are among the top hashtags being used by Twitter bot accounts.
A test that detects antibodies against the coronavirus behind COVID-19 would reveal those people who have already encountered the virus - and therefore who might be ok to resume normal life.
The app is promising as a go-to resource for COVID-19 information. But as the crisis unfolds, these extra features could make it a more effective tool.
Tracking your location and targeted texts: how sharing your data could help in New Zealand’s level 4 lockdown
Automated text messages if your phone detects you're a long way from home, or discounted home internet, are just a few possible technology solutions to make New Zealanders "stay home to save lives".
The MyGov website ground to a halt this week as thousands of people tried to access welfare support. As a result, long queues popped up at Centrelink offices across the country.
Our mobile phone's location data could be a valuable tool to help track and trace the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. The government has the legal power to do it, given what's at stake.
Infections like coronavirus can kill the nerves that let you smell, but they'll usually grow back within weeks.
‘Like a key to a lock’: how seeing the molecular machinery of the coronavirus will help scientists design a treatment
If the coronavirus is a lock, a drug to defeat it is a key that needs to fit just right.
Instead of going after large corporate networks, which often have multiple defenses, cybercriminals can now simply target people's home networks.
Don't want to shake hands, but don't want to cause offence? Just smile, have a short sentence ready in advance, and make sure the other person knows you care about their feelings.
Job ads are 12% lower than expected this year.
Apart from their functional purpose, products can also impact how we feel, both about ourselves and our situation.
The arrangement of bones in our specimen's fins are the same as those of 'fingers' in tetrapods. The only difference is the digits are locked within the fin, and not free moving.
Telstra and Optus have already made arrangements to support customers with extra, free data during the COVID-19 pandemic. But what is the NBN doing?
There is no evidence that the coronavirus has evolved into a deadlier strain. It is almost certainly less lethal than initially reported, but that might mean there are more cases than we realised.