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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...
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It's been called one of the most significant problems facing the world today but when Kathy Townsend started researching marine plastics and the impact it had on sea turtles, she was told it wasn't an...
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For the first time in Australia, a portable radar is being used to study severe fire weather -- enabling an exceptional look into the interaction of bushfires and the atmosphere. Heading the study is...
Saltwater crocodiles may look like a hardy bunch but new research shows a few degrees of warming could have a devastating impact on their ability to eat and sleep. The University of Queensland study e...