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A UNSW-led research team has succeeded in producing early stage cloned embryos containing the DNA of the Australian gastric-brooding frog, which died out 30 years ago.

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Disturbed landscapes, such as mine sites, which have been deemed to be successfully restored, won't necessarily see the return of wildlife such as koalas, a landmark Australian study finds.

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The idea that homosexuality arises not out of traditional genetics but out of epigenetics might, in time, shake up the science of sex differences and our understanding of how gender arises, writes Rob Brooks.

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We're due to endure months of chatter about Royal babies and morning sickness. But there is an evolutionary tale to tell, writes Rob Brooks.

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Fossils found in Queensland have added another gigantic creature to Australia’s prehistoric mammals, writes Karen Black.

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There remains some unfinished business if the community is to be assured that the problem is solved and sustainable management of the rivers of the Murray-Darling Basin is guaranteed, writes Richard Kingsford.

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Family life just got even more interesting. And just in time for Christmas, writes Rob Brooks.

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The diverse and surprising ways we use human intelligence today suggest that we owe it to more than a handful of simplistic evolutionary scenarios, argues Rob Brooks.

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China needs creative solutions to the problems that unprecedented numbers of young men will cause as they come of age in the next two decades, argues Rob Brooks.

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A new study of ancient shoulder bones from Ethiopia has important implications for understanding the course of our evolution, writes Darren Curnoe.

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