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Hearts of Stone: A Fabulous Fossil Find loading...
Hearts of Stone: A Fabulous Fossil Find
A groundbreaking study finds calcified hearts in ancient fish at least 113 million years old, the first whole fossil organs of their kind.
Australia’s First Body Farm Flooded With Donations loading...
Australia’s First Body Farm Flooded With Donations
Sydney will soon be home to a field of decomposing corpses – in the name of science.
Has The Bermuda Triangle Mystery Been Solved? loading...
Has The Bermuda Triangle Mystery Been Solved?
Newly-discovered giant underwater craters could be the answer.
Here's What We Know Now About Zika and Birth Defects loading...
Here's What We Know Now About Zika and Birth Defects
Zika virus is spreading, and scientists are growing more concerned about its link to an epidemic of brain defects known as microcephaly.
Aussies – Look To The Skies! loading...
Aussies – Look To The Skies!
A partial solar eclipse is coming this week.
Science’s Greatest Minds and Revolutionary Ideas Are Coming To Australia loading...
Science’s Greatest Minds and Revolutionary Ideas Are Coming To Australia
Alan Alda, Brian Greene, Dr Karl and other science legends to appear at the inaugural World Science Festival Brisbane from 9 March
Like 'Deadpool,' This Jellyfish Has Amazing Superpowers loading...
Like 'Deadpool,' This Jellyfish Has Amazing Superpowers
The moon jellyfish can age backward, form hordes of clones, and regenerate lost body parts, a new study says.
The Surprising History Behind Leap Year loading...
The Surprising History Behind Leap Year
The ancient Egyptians did it, and so do we. Here's how a leap day, which occurs Februrary 29, helps keep our calendars and societies in sync.
Does a Brain Parasite Make Chimps Morbidly Attracted to Leopards? loading...
Does a Brain Parasite Make Chimps Morbidly Attracted to Leopards?
New insight into a parasite that makes some animals suicidal.
Australia's Cannibal Sharks loading...
Australia's Cannibal Sharks
Surprising data from a tag tracking a great white shark off of Australia could be evidence of cannibalism.
Spider With Blood-Red Fangs Found in Australia loading...
Spider With Blood-Red Fangs Found in Australia
An Australian scientist peeked under a rock and found an unusually colored mutant of a venomous funnel-web spider.
Meet The World's Toughest Creature loading...
Meet The World's Toughest Creature
Scientists investigating the genome of a tiny aquatic invertebrate called the tardigrade, or water bear, made a very peculiar discovery.

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