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VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.
The A-Z STEM careers list

The A-Z of STEM careers

From astrophysicists to zoologists, we hunt down the coolest science roles in the job-verse for our A-Z STEM careers list. And nope, they don't require a lab coat.

Here are the winners from the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards 2019

This year's BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards 2019 showcased a myriad of talents in engineering, invention and innovation.

Calling all chemistry undergrads: We’ve found chemistry’s most underrated careers

We bet you haven't considered this unexpected employer of chemistry jobs, offering both career stability and day-to-day dynamism with a hint of creativity.

Careers with STEM: Science 2019 is out now!

Interested in saving the world? Creating a better, brighter future? A career in science could be for you - and no, that doesn't have to involve a lab coat. Check out our latest issue for some serious science career inspiration
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3 tech inventions that wouldn’t exist without the periodic table

If you use a smart phone, watch TV or even just live in the modern world, you can thank the periodic table for helping to invent heaps of the technology we use on the daily. This year is the table's 150th birthday, so we're taking a look at 3 tech inventions that wouldn't exist without it.

It turns out the Milky Way is ‘warped’

Astronomers from Macquarie University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have mapped our home galaxy to discover it's 'real' shape – and it isn't...
National security intelligence jobs like ASIO want science graduates - young man shown here working in national security and intelligence, using a touch screen in a dark room

Study science and you could work in national security

It's hard to imagine ASIO, our national security intelligence organisation, hiring graduates with degrees in physics or science. Turns out, it's an unlikely match that makes a perfect fit. Here's why.
Tom Cresswell, ecotoxicologist at ANSTO (pictured) is crouching in lake water holding a jar and fishing net. Ecotoxicologist is one of the environmental science jobs on this list.

What kind of environmental scientist are you?

If you’re looking to become an environmental scientist, we’ve got good news. Environmental science jobs are on the up and up, and you’re spoiled for choice in what type of scientist you could become. So, which type of environmental scientist are you?
Check out these outdoor careers in STEM: image is of a diver giving the 'ok' signal while scuba diving underwatervideo

VIDEO: Here’s 5 outdoor careers if you can’t stand a desk job

How you choose to spend your 9-5 is a pretty big decision. If a desk job is your idea of hell, check out these outdoor careers in STEM.
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Bright future for Australian physicists: new CERN particle collider announced

CERN scientists have just announced plans for a huge new particle collider: Australian physicists weigh in on the new opportunities for Aussie researchers.
8 planets and the sun on colourful background | Take our planet quiz to find out which planet you are

QUIZ: Which planet are you?

The planets were mostly named after the Roman gods, so it's sort of like they have a personality... right? Take our planet quiz to find out which planet you are!

Top 10 Google Doodles celebrating STEM

Our pick of the best Google Doodles celebrating the achievements of science, maths and tech!

Climate and moon landing conspiracy theories debunked

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We're revisiting popular science and moon landing conspiracy theories to find out what they can tell us about scientific evidence and critical thinking.

Taronga to focus on conservation and science at this year’s Vivid Sydney festival

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Vivid Sydney and Taronga Zoo will be shining a light on the wonders of wildlife and endangered animals with Lights for the Wild.