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The University of Toronto has recently carried out a study suggesting using trains to capture CO2 from the air could help us with the fight against climate change. ...

ABC Science recently asked people to go online to explore the wonder and science of the plant kingdom, and vote for their favourite tree....

The theme for this year’s National Science Week was “Glass: more than meets the eye” and while the UNE Discovery team were planning and preparing for our activities in Sydney and Armidale, we made some interesting discoveries. ...

Teachers! Are you looking for a fun way to teach about extinction, biodiversity, evolution, or Australian megafauna? Are you looking for a free, curriculum-aligned resource? Then Go Extinct! might be for you!...

This year National Science week ran from 14-22 August and the Discovery team were certainly very busy getting out and about during this most wonderful time of the year....

Would you like to go back in time and cuddle a Woolly Mammoth? Well, we can’t offer you either of those but we can tell you about an amazing discovery in the news recently....

Science continues to answer the big questions, like “Did dinosaurs have bellybuttons?” A bellybutton seems like a pretty normal thing for us humans. Before we are born we grow in our mother’s womb, and we are given all our vital nutrients to let us develop through...

I read a fascinating story about a male lyrebird called ‘James’ recently.  By all accounts it’s a true story and not an urban myth. It got me thinking about the mimicking abilities of this amazing bird.  A lyrebird is one of two species of ground-dwelling Australian birds. The two species are...

The octopus' brain and the human brain share the same 'jumping genes'. Now there’s a revelation! The octopus is thought to be one of the most intelligent invertebrates (ie. no backbone). They have demonstrated intelligence in a variety of ways, including solving mazes, tricky tasks...