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Forget the honeybadger: Tough marsupial may have hunted prey bigger than...

The reconstruction of an extinct meat-eating marsupial's skull, Nimbacinus dicksoni, suggests that it may have had the ability to hunt vertebrate prey exceeding its...

Why winds explain the global warming hiatus

Heat stored in the western Pacific Ocean caused by an unprecedented strengthening of the equatorial trade winds appears to be largely responsible for the...

A New—and Reversible—Cause of Aging

Researchers have discovered a cause of aging in mammals that may be reversible. The essence of this finding is a series of molecular events that...

Forget fire, flood and sharks: Riptides are the real killer

Rip currents claim more lives in Australia on average each year than bushfires, floods, cyclones and sharks combined, UNSW research shows. Rip currents are the...

Animal personalities are more like humans than first thought

A Deakin University study has found for the first time that, just like humans, un-predictability is also a consistent behavioural trait in the animal...

Stoners beware: exercising might lead to a positive drug test

Exercise is essential to a healthy lifestyle, but new research led by the University of Sydney shows that for cannabis users, it could also...

Experimental quest to test Einstein’s speed limit

Albert Einstein's assertion that there's an ultimate speed limit – the speed of light – has withstood countless tests over the past 100 years,...

The love hormone oxytocin is 2-faced

It turns out the love hormone oxytocin is two-faced. Oxytocin has long been known as the warm, fuzzy hormone that promotes feelings of love,...

Sydney’s urban areas to be hit hardest by global warming

Green spaces, trees and bodies of water are must-have design features for future development in Sydney’s suburbs after researchers found that by 2050 global...

Australian physicists cast new light on cricket spin-bowling

As the Ashes series gets underway next week, a pair of brothers from Australia have been exploring the physics behind the spin of a...

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