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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.

Electric shock: Australia’s slow drive from petrol cars

Electric shock: Australia’s slow drive from petrol cars

October 17, 2018

Zero emissions, improved public health and autonomous technology are just some of the ways electric cars are tipped to change our world.

Lismore volunteers reimagine the Big Scrub

Lismore volunteers reimagine the Big Scrub

August 24, 2018

Only one percent of the Big Scrub, once eastern Australia's largest subtropical lowland rainforest remains. But volunteer efforts in Lismore are turning wasteland into a subtropical rainforest botanic garden.

The fires in the sky

The fires in the sky

July 19, 2018

Stars exploding is something we've seen in movies or read about in books countless times over, but how...

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