23 - 29 Jul 2021

  • Conservation or captive: the complex debate about keeping native animals as pets

    By Jacinta Bowler

    You can keep a sugar glider as a pet in several parts of the world – you can even get one here if you know where to look. But if we turn Australian mammals into pets on a large scale, will it help or hinder their survival in the wild?

  • Space Race 2.0

    By Tory Shepherd

    As space-bound billionaires compete for airtime, and nations set their sights on Moon and Mars landings, a familiar question is raised: why? (And did they make it?)

  • Next Big Thing

    Seeing cancer through different eyes

    By Dr Mitra Safavi-Naeini

    When we can learn to apply AI to the tsunami of data currently collected, we can revolutionise the treatment of cancer. But first we have to look outside the box.

  • Age of water

    By Rachel Williamson

    When you’re drinking a cool glass of water, have you ever wondered how old it is? Age dating water isn’t an exact science, but it’s an emerging tool for environmental management.

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