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Australia's critically endangered animal species

Australia has 96 critically endangered animal species, listed below. Over the coming months, we will be publishing a profile of each of them, looking at the threats to their survival, what's being done to ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in Ecology
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The very hungry sea anemone

The surprising culinary preferences of an abyssal sea anemone have been unveiled by a team of scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).

dateJul 02, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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What is lunar regolith?

When you're walking around on soft ground, do you notice how your feet leave impressions? Perhaps you've tracked some of the looser earth in your yard into the house on occasion? If you were to pick up some ...

dateMay 29, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Extreme excavation: Fire ant style

Fans of The Lord of the Rings may disagree, but when it comes to exquisite excavation, the dwarves of Moria have nothing on the mighty fire ants of Georgia Tech. But Dan Goldman and Michael Goodisman aren't fascinated by ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Australia—riding on the insect's back

As you may have spotted, the title of this article is a cheeky reference to the famous saying that Australia rides on the back of a particular woolly ruminant. The reference dates back to 1894, when the wool ...

dateMay 05, 2015 in Ecology
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