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Sickening attack caught on camera

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

A WOMAN has reported a man to the RSPCA after she witnessed and filmed him kicking and choking the excited dog at the Palm Beach...

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Rescued baby dugong euthanised

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

AN ORPHANED baby dugong that was found stranded on a Townsville beach at the weekend has been put down after State government officials...

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Rescued baby dugong euthanised

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Science, Technology | 0 comments

AN ORPHANED baby dugong that was found stranded on a Townsville beach at the weekend has been put down after State government officials...

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Need to calm down? Science says sniff your partner’s shirt

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

From the emotional nostalgia that certain smells can evoke to some odd recent research suggesting weight gain could be connected to...

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Ancient DNA discovery reveals previously unknown population of native Americans

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

A few years ago the fossilized remains of a baby girl were uncovered in a harsh and isolated part of central Alaska. The remains were...

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The journey from ecstasy to medicine: Rick Doblin’s long, strange MDMA trip

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

For the last 35 years a team of determined researchers tirelessly worked to get MDMA back into medical legitimacy after it became...

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Gassy bacteria can be located via ultrasound

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

To find out where a submarine is, you send out a sonar signal which that sub reflects back. It may some day be similarly possible to...

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Graphene “tattoos” measure plants’ thirst

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

If you’re trying to produce crops that require less water, then you need to know how much water those plants are using. Scientists...

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Scientists sort sperm – using an obstacle course

Posted by on Jan 4, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

When performing in vitro fertilization, it’s important to use the “best” sperm possible – this will increase the...

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World-first study finds link between pollution and premature births

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Australia, Science | 0 comments

Could a specific type of air pollution be a factor in premature babies? A new study suggests there could be a link. This post is from...

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UV light may save bats from deadly fungus

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

If you like bats, then you’re probably familiar with white-nose syndrome. It’s a disease that infects the animals as they...

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Personalized avatars, ready in 10 minutes

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

Until recently, if you wanted to create an animated full-body computer avatar of a specific person, the process would take several days to...

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NASA-inspired “speed breeding” boosts wheat production threefold

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

Our planet is expected to host an extra two billion people by 2050, but the amount of arable land we’ve got to work with won’t...

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‘Nature’s fireworks’: The best meteor showers for 2018

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

Do you know your Perseids from your Draconids, or even your comets from your asteroids? No matter, amateur astronomers can look up from...

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Cassowary road warnings

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in Science, Technology | 0 comments

REPORTS of cassowaries making their way roadside around Kuranda in search for food, for the first time in about six months, has prompted...

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Cassowary road warnings

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in Science | 0 comments

REPORTS of cassowaries making their way roadside around Kuranda in search for food, for the first time in about six months, has prompted...

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‘Six-metre’ shark circles boat off popular beach

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Science, Technology | 0 comments

A MASSIVE great white shark has been filmed circling a boat off the coast of Semaphore, given those on board quite a fright. This post is...

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Nature is ready for its close-up

Posted by on Dec 29, 2017 in Science, World | 0 comments

A MATURE male African elephant eyeballs the photographer as it traverses the savanna; snow falls on a remote Icelandic petrol station,...

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The most read New Atlas stories of 2017

Posted by on Dec 29, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

Here at New Atlas we cover a wide variety of topics, so it’s always interesting to arrive at the end of another year and see what...

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2017 has been a year of epic scientific discovery

Posted by on Dec 29, 2017 in Science | 0 comments

2017 was a busy year for science. From the bottom of the world to the bottom of the sea, new discoveries popped up all over the place....

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