Tracey Rogers

Humpback whale breaks the water's surface

UNSW researchers have linked the burden of humpback whales’ annual migration to depleted microbial diversity in their airways – an indicator of overall health.

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The bigger the animal, the deeper the sound they make. But not if they live in the water.

Tasmanian Devil

Some animals bred in captivity often lack the skills needed to survive in the wild but the Tasmanian devil is showing it's a natural born killer, writes Tracey Rogers.

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Humpback whales have been spotted fending off killer whales from attacking other species. But this kind of interspecies altruism raises an evolutionary conundrum, writes Tracey Rogers.

Eureka Prizes inside

UNSW has a record-breaking 11 finalists in the running for Australia's premier science awards, the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.