Science & nature

New perceptual pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception and increase risk of eating and exercise disorders

1 February 2018

New study identifies a perceptual pathway that can lead to body size and shape misperception in individuals Those who are …

New continental-scale data from Australian marine tracking system maps a decade of widespread movements of our iconic sea species

31 January 2018

A new continental-scale marine animal tracking dataset has been published from the Integrated Marine Observing System’s Animal Tracking Facility, based …

Hot weather is bad news for bird sperm

19 January 2018

A new study led by Macquarie University and spanning Sydney and Oslo has shown that exposure to extreme temperatures, such …

Tracing lead contamination in NSW bees and their honey

15 January 2018

This is the first systematic Australian study of its kind that traces the source of contaminating metals in NSW bees, …

Boogie flights: how scientists are monitoring whale health by using drones to collect their blow

12 January 2018

Macquarie University researchers have led the design and construction of a new system that can be fitted to a custom-built, …

Saving our species and the future of weeds: protecting biodiversity in a changing climate

22 November 2017

Biodiversity Node at Macquarie University wins 2017 BHERT Award for Outstanding Collaboration for National (Non-Economic) Benefit New South Wales is …

Two Macquarie researchers achieve the Web of Science 2017 Highly Cited Researcher list

15 November 2017

Two researchers from Macquarie University, Professor Richard Kefford and Professor Ian Wright, have been named a Web of Science 2017 …

Do you have dangerous household dust? 360 Dust Analysis program offers a free test for household dust contaminants

2 November 2017

A new program has been launched by environmental scientists from Macquarie University that will allow households worldwide to test whether …

New white paper maps the very real risks that quantum attacks will pose for Bitcoin

2 November 2017

Combining expertise in quantum technologies and cryptography, researchers have been projecting future dates that quantum computers could jeopardise the security …

Cochlear Chair announced at Macquarie University

24 October 2017

Macquarie University and Cochlear have today announced the establishment of the co-funded Cochlear Chair in Hearing and Healthy Ageing at …

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