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  • Shield bugs trick to avoid predators

    Different colour combinations protect them from predators.

    New research has revealed for the first time that shield bugs use a variety of colours throughout their lives to avoi...

    July 8, 2020
  • Ocean phenomenon spells climate trouble

    The Indian Ocean Dipole event is intensifying.

    A worrying change in the Indian Ocean’s surface temperatures puts southeast Australia on course for increasingly hot ...

    March 10, 2020
  • COVID-19 reshaping economies

    A unique opportunity for nations to work together.

    As the world continues to react to the spread of COVID-19, global economies are starting to feel the brunt. But withi...

    March 5, 2020
  • Six tips to keep safe from bushfire smoke

    Basic things you can do to keep yourself safe.

    For the second time this week, Canberra is the world's worst city for air pollution as it is blanketed by smoke and h...

    January 6, 2020
  • Pill testing still the way to go

    Pill testing reduces harm, changes attitudes and saves lives.

    A "trailblazing" trial run in the ACT which made pill testing available to festival-goers, has been endorsed by an in...

    December 10, 2019
  • Star flung across the galaxy

    Milky Way’s supermassive black hole is the culprit.

    A star travelling through the Milky Way at more than six million km/h has been discovered by a team of international ...

    November 14, 2019
  • “Undervalued” breastfeeding

    Health policies and government statistics reveal problems.

    Researchers are warning that the 'invisible' work of caring for a baby is not considered by health or work polices or...

    June 13, 2019
  • Eta Aquariid meteor shower lights up sky

    Remnants from Halley’s Comet will provide a spectacular show.

    Amateur astronomers across Australia will be treated to shooting stars over the next few days, as bits of rock and ic...

    May 7, 2019
  • A better way to manage the kangaroo population

    Population could be managed better to improve animal welfare.

    Landholders need to turn professional in controlling kangaroo population numbers on their properties and regard the i...

    March 22, 2019

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