CSIRO team representing Australia in ‘Robot Olympics’

A Brisbane-based team of robotics experts will represent Australia – and the Southern Hemisphere – in…

School Drone Program Targets Girls in Science

Surf Life Saving NSW’s Australian UAV Service (AUAVS) in partnership with She Maps has launched a…

Previously unknown letter reveals Einstein’s thinking on bees, birds and physics

Could bees and birds help us understand the principles of physics? Albert Einstein thought so, according…

“Plastification” of the planet study – expert available to comment

An international study of airborne plastic particles released today has found that microplastic pollution is now spiralling around the globe, resulting…

Scientists shed more light on molecules linked to life on other planets

To confirm life on other planets, we need to detect far more molecules in their atmospheres…

How will climate change affect hailstorms?

Expected effects of climate change on hailstorms vary markedly by region, according to a new international…

CSIRO’S Dish to support one of the first commercial moon landings

The iconic Parkes radio telescope, owned and operated by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, will help…

Traditional owners and scientists tackle common climate challenge

In the largest meeting of its kind, Traditional Owners and scientists across Australia are meeting to…

Sea level data confirms climate modeling projections were right

Projections of rising sea levels this century are on the money when tested against satellite and…

Reducing junk food ad time could reduce childhood obesity

UK researchers have modelled the impact of restricting airtime for TV ads promoting foods and drinks…

People can do more than use less plastic to help save the GBR

There are many threats to the Great Barrier Reef – cyclones, shipping, crown-of-thorns starfish – but…

Heart attacks hit young women harder than men

Young women who suffer a heart attack have worse outcomes than menWomen aged 50 or younger…

Struggling to stick with that workout program? Blame your personality

Personality may play a role in how well people follow and stick with fitness programs, according…

Tweed Valley a ‘natural laboratory’ to test carbon sequestration theory

An idea to enhance natural carbon capture from olivine weathering to help combat climate change has…

Australia’s leading scientists – ‘it’s time to establish a biodiversity BOM’

With Australia failing to halt species decline and our biodiversity management systems broken, now is the…

How did Pluto get its glowing methane capped mountains?

Methane frost on mountain tops near Pluto’s equator is formed by a unique atmospheric process that…

No evidence of excess deaths in NZ and Australia due to pandemic

Over a million people around the world have died as a direct result of the COVID-19…

Restoring just 15% of the world’s land could prevent 60% of extinctions

We can’t fix the whole world at once, but restoring just 15 per cent of the land…

Infant sleep affected by more screentime

With screen time on the rise due to the coronavirus pandemic there is renewed attention on…

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