Saturday, February 16, 2019
Coral Reef

New hope for coral reefs

Scientists have found new hope for our damaged coral reefs in transplanting lab-grown coral larvae to the ocean, like IVF for coral reefs.
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Careers with Code In Person: Noushin Nasiri, Materials Engineer

Materials Engineer Noushin Nasiri talks about her study history and postdoctoral research on breath analysis that can detect diseases in the human body.
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FrogID: Citizen science saves frogs

FrogID is the app that uses citizen science and user participation to map Australia's frog habitats. Help save the frogs by downloading the app today!
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Link in gut microbiome and cancer treatment

A recent study has found a link between our gut microbiome and getting a positive response to metastatic melanoma immunotherapy.
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Techfugees: Tech solves issues for asylum seekers

Who's the best person to help you fix a problem? The person it most affects is a good start. Techfugees brings tech whizzes and asylum seekers together to solve refugee issues.
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Our holiday carbon footprint

No matter what you celebrate, there are ways to ensure that you're saving the environment from a huge holiday carbon footprint.
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The fate of the Great Barrier Reef

Carol Ge is a runner up in UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize. Read Carol's piece about the devastating effects of climate change on our Great Barrier Reef.
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STEAMpunk Girls

An enterprising group of Sydney girls take part in the STEAMpunk Girls program to address real-world issues using STEAM solutions.
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Are you ready for edible insects?

Are you ready to chomp crickets and swallow spiders? Ready or not, take our quiz to find out which edible insects you should start with.
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5 reasons why neutron stars colliding is awesome

Two neutron stars colliding 130 million light years away is the biggest news in astronomy since we were sunk by the discovery of gravitational waves.
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The very hungry caterpillars

Scoring runner up in UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize is Ebony Wallin's essay about the very hungry caterpillars that can digest plastic.
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Imperfect produce and the war on waste

UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize has been won by 7th grader Sam Jones, who is advocating to give ugly fruit a go.

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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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.