Fishing for solutions to the plastic problem

More than 35 percent of fish caught in the waters off southern Australia contain microplastics, and the problem is most acute in South Australia, with plastic found in 49 percent of fish, according to research from the University ...

First complete national assessment of Australia's sharks and rays

The first complete assessment of extinction risk for all Australian sharks, rays and ghost sharks reveals Australia is home to more than a quarter of shark species on the planet, but 12 percent of those are at risk of extinction.

An improved safety standard for bionic devices

Applied physicists at the University of Sydney have proposed new standards to measure moisture leaks into bionic devices such as pacemakers, cochlear hearing implants and retinal replacements.

Antidepressants pose risk for the survival of fish

Fish populations around the world are at risk due to growing levels of pharmaceutical contamination in waterways, according to an international team of researchers from Monash University, the University of Western Australia ...

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