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Take a virtual tour of our insect collection
We're taking you on a virtual tour of our Australian National Insect Collection from your home. Come inside.
COVID-19 explainer: What does a positive wastewater test result mean?
We're getting flush at tracking the COVID-19 signal in our sewers. But what does a positive wastewater test result mean?
Mars missions are red hot right now
Three nations are launching ambitious missions to the red planet of Mars! The journey takes perseverance, ingenuity and timing.
Indigenous knowledge and AI help save baby turtles
On the remote beaches of western Cape York, rangers are using AI, cloud computing and Indigenous knowledge to protect endangered sea turtle hatchlings from feral pigs.
Plastic in the ocean kills more threatened albatrosses than we thought
We examined the causes of death of 107 albatrosses and found ocean plastic is an underestimated threat.
Blind shrimps, translucent snails: the 11 mysterious new species we found in potential fracking sites
There aren’t many parts of the world where you can discover a completely new assemblage of living creatures. But after […]
Calling Australian irrigators: water use study
A new study needs Australian irrigators to better understand their strategies and help provide improved recommendations for droughts.
New research shows global CFC emissions are declining
New research shows global CFC-11 emissions, which unexpectedly and concerningly began to rise in 2013, are lowering once again.
A brief history: what we know so far about fast radio bursts across the universe
Fast radio bursts are one of the great mysteries of the universe. Since their discovery, we have learned a great […]
Australia’s ‘next normal’ – one year of living through a pandemic
We have just marked one year since the first reported case of COVID-19 in Australia. But we do have cause to celebrate. For the first time in history, researchers have developed safe and effective vaccines against a human coronavirus.
Become a citizen scientist: help in the aftermath of an extreme event
In this three-part series, we explore the ways you can help scientists understand extreme events. This week we focus on post-disaster recovery and resilience.