Snapper study finds three populations

New research on snapper has revealed that there are more genetically distinct populations in the western part of its Australian range than previously understood. The research, led by […]

Call to manage satellite ‘traffic’

Rapidly evolving technology and space debris reported in several places around the world – including pieces of a Chinese Long March 5B Rocket in the Indian […]

Repairing nature with DNA – and drones

The monumental global task to restore degraded ecosystems will need to include sophisticated technologies such as environmental DNA monitoring to understand and support the recovery of […]

Ancient, largest plant found in WA

Australian researchers have located what is believed to be the largest plant on Earth – and they estimate it’s at least 4,500 years old. The ancient […]

How to mix the ‘un-mixable’

Imagine making some liquids mix that do not mix, then unmixing them. In one of the grand challenges of science, a Flinders University device which previously ‘unboiled’ […]

Ancient fish had a ‘big brain’

Sophisticated CT scanning of the cranium of a Queensland fish fossil has given new insights to explain how fish first left the water to invade land […]

Giving kids a sporting chance

Organised sport, dance and drama after school and on weekends give children an advantage and headstart for the rest of their lives. But these opportunities are […]