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Torrent frog

Frogs inspire hearing aid idea

  Chinese Torrent frogs are able to communicate clearly, despite the background of crashing waterfalls.

A new era (Dreaming of Mars, part 3)

Setting up a permanent base on Mars may no longer be a dream. The plans are already there, we only need funding. Will we reach Mars by 2030?

Why do we sneeze?

Sneezing helps us reboot our body.

How do astronauts sleep in space?

After a long day’s work, you’re ready for a good night’s sleep. But it’s a little different if you’re weightless.

Australian dolphins form a subculture

Bottlenose dolphins display the first evidence of animal grouping based on mutual interests.

3D technology boosts swimmers’ performance

3D technology could give Australian swimmers an edge.

Napoleon: Revolution to Empire

Napoleon: Revolution to Empire is a panoramic exhibition examining French art, culture and life from the 1770s to the 1820s. Its story runs from the first French voyages of discovery to Australia during…

Bioengineers developed an artificial jellyfish

Medusoid is the brainchild of professor Kevin Kit Parker and a team of researchers at the California Institute of Technology and Harvard University. Using silicone and muscle cells taken from a rat’s heart,…

Van Gogh could have painted this

Why is the corona hotter than the surface beneath it? Vincent van Gogh’s painting techniques may hold the answer.

18th Biennale of Sydney: All Our Relations

The Biennale of Sydney is Australia’s largest contemporary visual arts event, showcasing bold and innovative contemporary art from around the world. The free exhibition is presented over 12 weeks in the heart of…

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