Itching to stop mosquitoes?
Mozzie Monitors launches a new program.
From improvements to insecticides to understanding mosquito senses and even releasing genetically modified population...
Mental health messages between the beats
Researchers pick up a trend in rap music lyrics.
Popular rap songs are increasingly alluding to depression and suicide and mixing in metaphors about mental health str...
Vaccine alone not a passport to travel
Epidemiologist’s cautionary view of the new normal.
By Adrian Esterman, University of South Australia The United Kingdom yesterday became the first country to approve...
Shaped for the times
Researchers offer new theory on Venus figurines.
The enigmatic Venus figurines, one of world's earliest known examples of art, are the subject of much conjecture. ...
Monitoring coastline erosion risk
Project makes an impact with drone technology.
There’s no better picture of the Australian summer than people flocking to the beach to cool off. Aside from getting ...
Talk back to babies to help them learn
It’s the quality of chat that counts, not the quantity.
It’s a no-brainer that babies learn language from their caregivers, but how we respond to them rather than simply how...
The life and times of a forensic linguist
What they do, and what it takes to do it.
By Georgina Heydon, RMIT University If you’re an avid viewer of crime shows, you’ve probably come across cases in ...
Eureka! A new crop of science winners
R&D, leadership, engagement and school science honoured.
By Noor Gillani, The Conversation From potential new diabetes therapies, to an environmentally friendly sewage tre...
Changing behaviours of birds
Observe how they are coping in altered environments.
The sight of a sulphur-crested cockatoo raiding a household wheelie bin might do little more than irritate the averag...
Music without a sound
Just knowing a genre can evoke emotions.
There’s more to our appreciation of music than its sound, according to an Australian study published in the journal P...
On the phone, want it now
Study links screen time to impulsive decision making.
We have a bit more evidence to suggest smartphone use and impulsive decision-making go hand in hand. In a recent s...
Keeping an eye on coral health
CoralWatch aims to protect our precious reefs.
Coral bleaching is a devastating global issue. If temperatures continue to rise, the rate of bleaching events will in...