Fishers can help protect our shore-nesting birds from predatory ravens by burying or disposing of their fish waste, a UNSW-led study shows.
Australia’s coastline has been struck by up to 145 possible tsunamis since prehistoric times, causing deaths previously unreported in the scientific literature, a UNSW study has revealed.
Research suggests the beard styles embraced by hipster culture are likely to grow less attractive as they become more popular, writes Rob Brooks
Questions of paternity tap a deep well of human insecurity, writes Rob Brooks, who has consulted on a new documentary series on the issue.
Sydney rock oysters could have a role as biomonitors of the health of our waterways, acting as sensitive indicators of harmful levels of contaminants in water and sediments.
An ancient fox-sized cousin of the Tasmanian tiger was a fearsome killer that hunted large prey, a study of a well preserved skull from Queensland's Riversleigh World Heritage Site suggests.
The dingo has been classified as a distinct Australian animal with the species name Canis dingo following research that sheds new light on its defining physical characteristics.
Poisoning of dingoes – the top predators in the Australian bush – has a deleterious effect on small native mammals such as marsupial mice and bandicoots, a UNSW-led study shows.
For her exceptional leadership and research, marine ecologist Emma Johnston has won the inaugural Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science, awarded by the Australian Academy of Science on International Women's Day.
Charles Darwin was one of the greatest scientists of all time and his 205th birthday today is worth celebrating, but he should not be treated like a messiah or deity, writes Rob Brooks.