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  • Evidence of Indigenous botanical knowledge

    Insight into the innovation of earliest Indigenous people.

    Australia’s first plant foods – eaten by early populations 65,000 years ago – have been discovered in Arnhem Land. Pr...

    February 19, 2020
  • Changes to shark family tree

    Four new walking shark species have been discovered.

    Four new species of tropical walking sharks are causing a stir in waters off northern Australia and New Guinea. Ye...

    January 22, 2020
  • Pain relief may be found in the mud

    The inglorious source of a pain killer as potent as morphine.

    A sample of estuarine mud taken 16 years ago has yielded a potential new class of painkiller as potent as opioids, bu...

    October 18, 2019

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