Science & Tech

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Consumers should have more control over how online marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon collect and use their data, according to a new ACCC report.

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By considering the environmental (and population) fluctuations that influence wildlife, we can arrive at more sustainable limits to wildlife deaths caused by human activities.

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When groundwater comes to the surface, sunlight and air convert organic molecules to greenhouse gases. That’s going to be a problem as we will need this water more as the world warms.

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Citizen science project Dingo? Bingo! can be played immediately to help contribute to dingo research.

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Australian rainforests and bird communities remain under threat following the catastrophic 2019-2020 bushfire season, new UNSW Sydney research shows.

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We are connecting ourselves, our homes and our workplaces to lots of internet-enabled devices: smartwatches, smart lightbulbs, toasters, fridges … How to keep all their data private?

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Live birth has evolved independently more than 150 times. The underlying biophysical processes all look quite similar, but new research shows they use completely different genetic tools.

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Picture this, if you will: Aphantasia can be detected with an eye-opening look into our pupils.

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Up to 40 per cent of all jobs now are tipped to be taken over by AI and robots in the next few decades. My grandmother has some advice on how to cope.

Pauline Treble and Katie Coleborn in Yonderup Cave

A stalagmite in Western Australia has revealed regular, low-intensity fires before European arrival and infrequent, high-intensity fires afterwards.

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