Science & nature

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 …

Macquarie University secures Ideas Grants for innovative cross-faculty health and medicine research

11 December 2019

In a highly competitive first round, Macquarie University researchers from across medicine, science and engineering and business have been awarded …

Macquarie University Hospital cardiologist performs Southern Hemisphere first in life-saving heart repair

26 November 2019

A Macquarie University Hospital interventional cardiologist has pioneered an innovative heart procedure that is helping patients avoid heart failure and …

The antibiotic arms race moves at high speed

21 November 2019

Acinetobacter baumannii is a pathogen that creates serious problems in hospitals throughout the world. It causes opportunistic infections in the …

Runaway Star – Out of the Galactic Heart of Darkness Like a Bat Out of Hell

13 November 2019

Macquarie University and Australian Astronomical Optics astronomers are among a team that has spotted something they weren’t expecting. During an …

NEW MONITORING TECHNIQUE LETS YOUR REMOTELY OPERATED DEVICE DO THE SNORKELLING

1 November 2019

Researchers from Macquarie University’s Department of Biological Sciences and the University of Newcastle have found a novel way to remotely …

Dust: not such a fluffy subject

25 October 2019

We normally think dust in the house is a nuisance, not a hazard. But in recent years, exposure science and …

Mapping the route through the research pathway

24 October 2019

Universities have always performed work that benefits the broader community. But in recent years there has been much more emphasis …

Cracking the mystery of nature’s toughest material

24 October 2019

Nacre (often called mother of pearl)—the rainbow-sheened material that lines the inside of mollusc shells—has mystified scientists for more than …

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