Mining threatens the Pilbara cultural landscape
Guidance from First Nations peoples is essential.
By Sarah Holcombe, The University of Queensland and Bronwyn Fredericks, The University of Queensland. Just as the ...
Banning news links just days before Australia's COVID vaccine rollout?
Facebook, that’s just dangerous.
By Maryke Steffens, University of Sydney Facebook’s decision to ban media organisations from posting links to news...
Blind shrimps, translucent snails
11 mysterious new species found in potential fracking sites.
By Jenny Davis, Charles Darwin University; Daryl Nielsen, CSIRO; Gavin Rees, CSIRO, and Stefanie Oberprieler, Charles...
Mutations, variants and strains
What’s the difference? A guide to COVID terminology.
By Lara Herrero, Griffith University and Eugene Madzokere, Griffith University Living through a global pandemic ov...
Explainer: How to make a vaccine
Inside the Australian manufacturing process of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
There are 80,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine currently being shipped from Europe to Australia to begin a mas...
Order in the court
It’s the Australian Open tennis: time for electronic line-judging to step up.
By Paul Connolly It's five games all in the third set of a women’s tennis major final and a second serve at deuce ...
Hearts stopped young
Deaths from cardiac disease aren’t just an oldies’ problem.
Sometimes, the heart just stops for no perceivable reason. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a prevalent hidden killer, ...
5 twinkling galaxies help astronomers uncover baryonic mystery.
By Yuanming Wang, University of Sydney and Tara Murphy, University of Sydney We’ve all looked up at night and admi...
What's still to know about mRNA COVID vaccines?
4 things researchers want to find out.
By Archa Fox, University of Western Australia and Harry Al-Wassiti, Monash University The first mRNA vaccines appr...
COVID Booster: climate change and bungling politicians
Five things science learned about COVID last week.
Did climate change help SARS-CoV-2? A new study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment has prov...
Cosmos Q&A: vaccines, antivirals and why you should get a jab
Australia’s COVID vaccination program has been announced and will soon begin. While most people welcome COVID vaccine...
Solving the last great problem of classical physics.
“When I meet God,” physicist Werner Heisenberg allegedly once said, “I’m going to ask him two questions: why relativi...