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Research for a range of industrial sectors including scientific, advanced manufacturing, defence, resources, biomedical and agriculture has received a major boost.
Animal scientists have found the genetics of a cow strongly influence the composition of their gut and how much methane they produce.
Chlamydia-free koalas from Kangaroo Island may be needed to help save declining populations in other parts of Australia.
Earth scientists suggest that continents may have risen out of the sea much earlier than previously thought but were destroyed, leaving little trace.
An incredible journey - the first people to arrive in Australia came in large numbers, and on purpose
It took more than 1,000 people to form a viable population in Australia. But this was no accidental migration, the first arrivals must have been planned, scientists say.
Researchers investigating the world’s exotic wildlife trade have made a startling discovery...
Fossils of a giant new species from the long-extinct group of sea creatures called trilobites have been found on Kangaroo Island.
Researchers are using new ways to gain genetic information from ocean sediment to determine the past and future survival of our coastal vegetation.
Scientists are learning more about what drives the exotic pet trade to help reduce the threat of new invasive animal and bird species.
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Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.