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Cross species transfer of genes has driven evolution

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Scientists have shown that widespread transfer of genes between species has radically changed the genomes of today’s mammals, and been an important driver of evolution.

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Scientists dive deep to save sinking oyster population

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School of Biological Sciences and Environment Institute researchers are involved in Australia’s largest ever oyster reef restoration project.

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Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition