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Pencil Rocket climbs the social media heights

Pencil Rocket climbs the social media heights

August 30, 2019

Social media is now a booming industry, which is fast becoming one of the main sources for busin...

Counselling call for the Big C

Counselling call for the Big C

August 30, 2019

Mental health remains the unspoken side effect of cancer

The Dish, the tapes and the man on the moon

The Dish, the tapes and the man on the moon

July 10, 2019

There’s a buzz around Parkes and it can be heard all the way to NASA. Not since - well, 50 years ago - has the town been in the spotlight for an event of this magnitude.

APP to make beaches safer

APP to make beaches safer

July 4, 2019

World-first, cutting-edge technology will be trialled on Manly beaches next season in a bid to improve...

Sydney candidate pushes for scientific solutions

Sydney candidate pushes for scientific solutions

May 16, 2019

Science Party candidate Aaron Hammond stood on a very busy corner of College and Oxford streets in Darlinghurst....

University of Wollongong goes Commando for Motor Neurone Disease

April 16, 2019

Grass and mud-stained knees jogged, sprinted and crawled their way across the University of Wollongong to raise funds for motor neurone disease.

Gene Drives could eradicate invasive species – but is the risk too great?

Gene Drives could eradicate invasive species – but is the risk too great?

March 4, 2019

Feral invaders have threatened local ecosystems for years – gene drives could be the solution but at what cost?

Climate change leaving koalas high and dry

Climate change leaving koalas high and dry

February 7, 2019

Climate change is drying out eucalyptus leaves - but a clever innovation by a Gunnedah farmer is supplying water to stop koalas dying of thirst, reports Amy Yang.

Facebook? Don’t like. Twitter? Adieu.

Facebook? Don’t like. Twitter? Adieu.

January 23, 2019

Federal politician Ed Husic is just one of the many Australians who have quit social media.

The unexpected race to save some of our cultural icons

The unexpected race to save some of our cultural icons

October 24, 2018

Science and museums are in a race against time to save our plastic heritage.

Weedkiller still available, despite cancer links

Weedkiller still available, despite cancer links

October 24, 2018

Roundup - the easy way to keep weed away from crops. But what does it do to our food?

Sex on the blockchain: How cryptocurrencies are revolutionising the sex industry

Sex on the blockchain: How cryptocurrencies are revolutionising the sex industry

October 24, 2018

The digital disruption continues. Cryptocurrencies are moving into the sex industry.

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