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Aussie science OzOmics: celebrate Australia's DNA

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Mark Crowe celebrates Australia Day 2014 with 14 projects that explore the DNA of our great brown land.0 comments

Text distractionWhen you text and walk, your head moves more so you can keep focused on the phone, and this can put you off balance, say researchers Texting makes you walk 'like a robot'

Thursday, 23 January 2014

ABC EnvironmentIt is the footprint of Australians, not their number that is the problem.Population is not the problem

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Watery worldArtist impression of water outgassing from two sources on Ceres 'Dwarf planet' in deep space has water

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Friends with benefitsThe sloths dwell in the forest canopy, where they live mainly on tree leaves The sloth, the moth and the algae

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Generating heat to keep the body warm uses energy, which could help keep weight off Exposure to cold may help shed kilos

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Scientists in the Netherlands think turning down the heating in winter may help people lose weight.

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Freeze dried bodies, goosebumps, chicken BO.Article has audio

Thursday, 12 December 2013

What would the rate of body decomposition be in space because there is no air?

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Gold leaf: scientists have recently discovered gold dissolved in the cells of bark and leaves from eucalypt trees in Western Australia How on Earth does gold get into gum trees?Article has audio

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Gold originally came from exploding stars, but there are many layers to the story of how this precious metal found its way into eucalyptus trees. 6 comments

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Pure and applied science need to coexist

Tuesday, 21 January 2014
Is it necessary to have pure and applied scientists? asks Dr James Tickner.

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Lab coats

Hanging up their labcoats: Australia's new brain drain

Thursday, 16 January 2014
Faced with limited job opportunities, disenchanted young researchers are giving up on careers in science, writes Tim Nielsen. 207 comments

The Geeky Gardener

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Put another prawn on the garden

Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Can leftover prawn shells control nasty nematodes? Anna Evangeli aka The Geeky Gardener explores the science of gardening.

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Stranded Antarctic researchers returned to Hobart

Stranded Antarctic researchers returned to Hobart

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Ice-bound scientists hit funding and climate questions on return

Ice-bound scientists hit funding and climate questions on return

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Ice-bound ship 'inherent risk' says expedition's leader

Ice-bound ship 'inherent risk' says expedition's leader

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Rosetta space probe successfully wakes after 10 years and 6 billion kilometres

Rosetta space probe successfully wakes after 10 years and 6 billion kilometres

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Melbourne's Hosier Lane is famous for street art (Credit: ABC Licensed)

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Melbourne's street artists have injected colour and intricate designs into previously desolate alleyways.