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NASA has collated all of its photography into a single searchable online archive in what must be its greatest ever gift to space fans. The treasure troves includes 140,000 images, videos and audio...
“We didn’t want to have issues with people fighting about who sits next to the window.”
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They are the size of a bath tub.
The key was utilising ‘immortal’ stem cells.
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Senator Roberts thinks this means he won the 'debate'.
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Despite all the hype around anti-vaxxers, most under-vaccinated Aussies aren't kids.
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Astronomers hate dust as much as the rest of us ― even more, perhaps. It's one thing to get a little dust in your eye that takes your vision out of focus. Now imagine this kind of dust problem on a ga...
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There's plenty of psychological research to back up the idea that facing a phobia can be the best way to get over it. But all the evidence in the world doesn't necessarily make it easier to cozy up to...
If you reboil water when making a cuppa, you could actually be spoiling the taste. That's according to chairman of the UK Tea and Infusions Association, William Gorman, who urged people to always u...
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Stephen Hawking is on the hunt for a new voice. Well, not really. But that's the premise of a hilarious spoof clip that aired Friday in the United Kingdom as part of charity Comic Relief's Red Nose Da...
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And you thought they were just for watching Avatar.
NASA's Curiosity rover has been exploring Mars for over four years now, which when you think about it is a truly remarkable achievement. Since its landing in 2012 it has done some incredible things...
Hearing that our solar system is pretty big probably doesn't come as groundbreaking news. But now an animation has illustrated just exactly how expansive that space is, and it is pretty mind-blowin...
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Arthur Sinodinos criticises the 'lack of respect' for science in the parliament.
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The South American polka dot tree frog gives off an “intense greenish-blue glow” under UV light, scientists say.
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The odds are stacked against sperm. Most of the 150 million cells released when a man and woman have sex fail to even make it through the vagina. Those that do must dodge dead ends and lethal white...
The funnel web spider is one of the deadliest spiders in the world, but a new study suggests its venom could hold the key to a revolutionary stroke treatment. Scientists have identified a small pro...
Patty fears she won’t be able to see her children grow up.
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It took the filmmaker three painstaking months to edit.
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And climate change could be to blame.
A compelling photo series is challenging the way that humans look at and understand wild animals kept in captivity. Photographer Sheng Wen Lo, who is from Taiwan but based in the Netherlands, began ta...
Thousands of civilizations could be flying on interstellar sails.
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Josh Frydenberg and Jay Weatherill threw down on national TV.
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A new analysis reveals that some, but not all, Neanderthals were meat lovers.
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Malcolm Turnbull looks to the past to secure the future.
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There's one thing we don't love about spinach, and that's the strange, chalky feeling it leaves on your teeth after you eat a salad made with this leafy green. If you've ever wondered what that sensat...
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It’s all thanks to a small genetic difference.
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Bees make honey. For many of us, that's the extent of our honey knowledge. The thing is, there's something you should know: honey is made from regurgitated flower nectar. We're not trying to ruin hone...
You may want to think twice about going gluten-free.