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A carbon emi ions trading scheme in the electricity sector could lead to an average saving of $216 per year on household power bills, a major report has concluded. Key points: Introduction of a carb...
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When you smooch, you swap bacteria that could one day be very good, or very bad.
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Make no mistake: Earth is a powerful and, at times, violent planet. And if you had any doubts, this new jaw-dropping animation ought to put them to rest. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administr...
Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin was airlifted from the South Pole Thursday after his tour company requested emergency evacuation for him. The 86-year-old, who was visiting the region as a tourist, was a...
Martin Shkreli was the ''big pharma bro" who outraged the world by hiking the price of an e ential drug from $US13.50 ($18) to $US750 a tablet. Now a handful of year 11 students in Sydney have shown h...
It’s the feeling (and sound) you make when you see something cute.
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The glaring absence of women makes it difficult to access role models.
A new vaccine being tested in South Africa could be the "nail in the coffin" of HIV as it helps to protect people against contracting the disease. The disease, which attacks the autoimmune system,...
And Australian researchers reckon it should be built here.
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A millisecond is a thousandth of a second, and a nanosecond is a billionth of a second, but there's another measurement of time that makes both of them look slow. Scientists have for the first time be...