Aussies less keen for COVID jab
Vaccine resistance sentiment grows as rollout approaches.
Australians are substantially more hesitant about the COVID-19 vaccination now than they were six months ago, accordi...
Perseverance pays off
NASA rover successfully down in Jezero Crater on Mars.
It started with the type of chatter you might hear from someone setting up a complex sound system. “Voice check, ...
International social media giant shuts down media content in Australia.
At a time such as this when we need credible science information like never before, cosmosmagazine.com’s main social ...
More massive, more problems
Heavy black hole may change astronomers’ understanding of their formation.
The first black hole ever discovered is more massive than we thought, according to an international team of astronome...
Netflix and gill: TV for fish
A UV fish TV reveals how fish see.
If you are a fish and want to watch TV, this might be the invention for you. Researchers from the University of Qu...
Magnetic reversal caused massive climate shifts
Scientists link most recent magnetic instability to global environmental change.
About 42,000 years ago, a reversal of the Earth’s magnetic poles triggered massive climate shifts and caused environm...
Scientists communicate with people while they’re asleep.
Scientists say they’ve achieved an “outlandish” phenomenon, showing that it’s possible to have two-way dialogue with ...
Passing oil pollution from dolphin to calf
Oil spills affect dolphin health for a decade and counting.
The 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill and subsequent oil pollution have had long-term health effects for dolphins, accordi...
Throwback: When Perseverance launched
Three missions, three countries, one destination.
With the Mars rover Perseverance ready to touch down on the surface of Mars in less than 24 hours, here is a throwbac...
How to sniff cancer
There could be an app for that.
It’s here: artificial dog intelligence. Exploiting canines’ extraordinary sense of smell, scientists have started tra...
Twisty molecular elevator
The shape of the glutamate transporter is revealed.
How do brain cells talk to each other? With machines, of course. A team, led by Ichia Chen of the University of Sy...
Koala teeth map history
Adelaide’s past as told by koala teeth.
If you want to know how Adelaide, South Australia, was settled by Europeans, you may need to look at rat and koala te...