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Plants & Animals Dec 01, 2021

More than 200 Australian birds are now threatened with extinction, and climate change is the biggest danger

Up to 216 Australian birds are now threatened—compared with 195 a decade ago—and climate change is now the main driver pushing threatened birds closer to extinction, landmark new research has found.

Materials Science Nov 16, 2021

Catalyst material exhibits baffling surface state

Sometimes chemical reactions in the lab work the way you imagine them to, and sometimes they don't. Neither is unusual. What is highly unusual, however, is what a research team at TU Wien has now observed when studying hydrogen ...

Cell & Microbiology Nov 15, 2021

Woodrat microbiomes: It's who you are that matters most

Every mammal hosts a hidden community of other organisms—the microbiome. Their intestines teem with complex microbial populations that are critical for nutrition, fighting disease and degrading harmful toxins. Throughout ...

Soft Matter Nov 10, 2021

The future of face masks

Building better air filters could help head off the next pandemic. At the 74th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, scientists will present the latest results on how future face masks may work, what happens ...

Education Nov 05, 2021

Students are told not to use Wikipedia for research, but it's a trustworthy source

At the start of each university year, we ask first-year students a question: how many have been told by their secondary teachers not to use Wikipedia? Without fail, nearly every hand shoots up. Wikipedia offers free and reliable ...

Social Sciences Nov 03, 2021

Pictures, videos can send viewers down a 'rabbit hole'

Just how many adorable cat videos or pictures of fancy desserts can a person view in one sitting?

Veterinary medicine Nov 03, 2021

Five ways to help your pets cope with fireworks

Fireworks can be a spectacular addition to many of our annual celebrations. But sadly they can cause serious distress to our pets.

Plants & Animals Oct 21, 2021

Don't underestimate rabbits: These powerful pests threaten more native wildlife than cats or foxes

In inland Australia, rabbits have taken a severe toll on native wildlife since they were introduced in 1859. They may be small, but today rabbits are a key threat to 322 species of Australia's at-risk plants and animals—more ...

Space Exploration Oct 16, 2021

China's 'space dream': A Long March to the Moon and beyond

The arrival of three astronauts at China's new space station on Saturday marks a landmark step in its space ambitions, its longest crewed mission to date.

Social Sciences Oct 15, 2021

New game can help users identify, avoid online echo chambers

Every day, social media users are exposed to fake news and political polarization on social networks. What makes people vulnerable to believing false information they find online?

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