University of New South Wales

'Harmless' microbes may be water risk

(PhysOrg.com) -- Relatively harmless microbes which pass through water treatment systems could be allowing dangerous bacteria, such as Legionella, to reproduce in drinking water supplies, researchers have ...

Feb 22, 2011 5 / 5 (4) 1 | with audio podcast

How to stand out, lizard-style

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you've ever tried waving to someone distant in a bustling crowd, you'll have some idea of how hard it can be for small rainforest animals to signal to each other with so many other distractions ...

Jan 20, 2011 4.3 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast

Study finds trees not so large carbon sinks

The capacity of trees to counter rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere may not be as great as previously thought, according to a new study with significant implications for predicting future climate ...

Oct 27, 2010 3.7 / 5 (10) 24 | with audio podcast