Archives: January 2020

Macquarie University to lead three new Linkage projects

13 January 2020

Macquarie University researchers have been awarded three grants under the Australian Research Council Linkage Project scheme. A total of $1,174,111 …

NEID Exoplanet Instrument Sees First Light

9 January 2020

Its name means ‘to see’, and it has just taken its first observations. Macquarie University’s Dr Christian Schwab is lead …

Stopping poaching by the numbers

7 January 2020

Mathematics can help reduce poaching and illegal logging in national parks, researchers have found. A team of applied mathematicians including …

Hunting molecules that signal pain

7 January 2020

A new microscope-based method for detecting a particular molecule in the spinal cord could help lead to an accurate and …

Device makes electric vehicle charging a two-way street

7 January 2020

A new device turns electric vehicles into chargers for houses and stranded cars. Researchers led by Seyedfoad Taghizadeh from Australia’s …

Citizen scientists deserve more credit, researchers argue

7 January 2020

Citizen scientists should be included as authors on journal papers, researchers say. In a paper published in the journal Trends …

Lonesome no more: white sharks hang with buddies

7 January 2020

White sharks form communities, researchers have revealed. Although normally solitary predators, white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) gather in large numbers at …

It’s complicated: coral bleaching is caused by more than just heat

7 January 2020

Scientists in the Indian and Pacific Oceans used the El Nino of 2016 – the warmest year on record – …

Researchers united on international road map to insect recovery

7 January 2020

Insects aren’t just small things that eat our plants and annoy us at picnics – they’re an absolutely vital part …