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Deep breath: this sea snake gathers oxygen through its forehead

Deep breath: this sea snake gathers oxygen through its forehead

Only fish have gills, right? Wrong. Scientists have found a snake that can breathe through the top of its own head.

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Why are fossils more often male?

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University of Adelaide researchers have discovered that fossil and museum collections around the world are home to more male than female mammals.

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Restrained or unrestrained – Dogs travelling in cars set for a ‘ruff’ ride

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Researchers call for compulsory testing of in-car dog restraints and better education about the dangers of having pets loose in your car.

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Tackling the causes of the Amazon forest fires

Wildfire

If we are so concerned for the rainforest why don’t we do more globally to help protect it?

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It’s common for dogs to be scared of going to the vet

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A new study finds up to 40 per cent of owners report their pet dogs are scared while being examined by a vet.

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Zinc helps body fight pneumonia

Zinc rich foods

Scientists show that zinc in your diet can protect you from the main bacterial cause of pneumonia.

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Spaghetti and mud pies scoop 3-Minute Thesis final

Sciences 3 minute thesis finals 2019 winners

The depth and diversity of research student projects in the Faculty of Sciences was once again on display at this week's final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.

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Vet nurses vs vet techs - What’s the difference?

Veterinary technology

Could veterinary technicians help alleviate pressure and make a vet's job easier?

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Research giants team up to boost primary industries sector

Uni PIRSA SARDI research agreement

Collaborative research will expand to embrace expertise in areas such as engineering, mathematics, computer science, big data, and machine learning, for the application of new technologies.

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Why is the colour blue so rare in nature?

Blue Morpho butterfly

Blue is a very prominent colour on earth. But when it comes to nature, blue is very rare. Less than 1 in 10 plants have blue flowers and far fewer animals are blue.

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