"australian science" tag

“Blueberries” could be key to Martian life

It’s unlikely that anything still lives on Mars today, but anything that was around millions or even billions of years ago might have left a few traces behind.

Deadly devil disease is here to stay

The devil is apparently in the chromosomes.

Allergen overdose

Over the past 20 years, allergies have grown steadily in Australia. Some researchers believe that it is because our immune system doesn’t fight against as many diseases as it use to. Are we…

The Milky Way has a twin

Or maybe even two…scientists have found a group of galaxies that look just like ours.

A step towards hydrogen energy with nanostructures

Engineers have demonstrated that hydrogen can be released and reabsorbed from a promising new storage material.

Ichthyosaurs suffered from the bends

These ancient reptiles may have injured themselves during long deep-sea dives.

Why do women live longer than men?

Aussie women have an average lifespan of 84 years, while the men have an average of 80. The reason why could lie in our genes.

New lasers could prevent plane crashes

The laser light velocity sensors have been successfully tested in a high-speed wind tunnel.

3D technology boosts swimmers’ performance

3D technology could give Australian swimmers an edge.

Heavy mating has a cost

The dumpling squid (Euprymna tasmanica) mates for up to three hours and cannot return to peak physical form for up to 30 minutes.

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