Science & nature

Large meteorite impacts drove plate-tectonic processes on the early Earth

26 September 2017

An international study led by researchers at Macquarie University has uncovered the ways in which giant meteorite impacts may have …

The millions of microbial species we ignore at our peril: we are spreading bacteria around the planet, with potentially dangerous consequences

15 September 2017

Wastewater, tourism, and trade are moving microbes around the globe at an unprecedented scale, a group of international researchers, including …

New method offers alternative way to detect the abuse of human growth hormone, potentially making future anti-doping testing more sensitive

31 August 2017

A study led by researchers from Macquarie University has unveiled another way to detect whether a person has taken human …

Macquarie University takes home a double win at Eureka Awards

31 August 2017

Macquarie University has scored a double with wins in two categories following last night’s 2017 Australian Museum Eureka prize dinner. …

New research to define listening effort aims to build evidence base for intervention

23 August 2017

New research from Macquarie University’s Australian Hearing Hub has sought to better understand listening effort to transform the day-to-day experiences …

Measuring metal-contamination: new method allows for inexpensive, accurate and rapid characterisation of metal-contaminated sites

22 August 2017

A new method for assessing metal-contaminated sites allows for rapid, high-resolution characterisation of metal-contaminated sites, at a fraction of the …

A noisy work life could put your wellbeing in strife: expert calls attention to the impact of workplace noise

21 August 2017

Even moderately noisy workplaces, like offices, can impact a person’s wellbeing Moderately noisy workplaces can be linked to stress, changes …

‘Sticky Fingers’ lead guitarist, living with tinnitus, calls on Aussies to be smarter about their hearing health

21 August 2017

This Hearing Awareness Week, Sticky Fingers guitarist, Seamus Coyle, Delta Riggs bassist Michael “Monte” Tramonte, and Elizabeth Rose are speaking …

Macquarie is holding an array of community events for the Sydney Science Festival and National Science Week 2017

8 August 2017

Macquarie University will be holding an array of events that are sure to entice and educate science fans city-wide for …

Super lasers, cross-cultural biodiversity, and multiple sclerosis biomarkers – Macquarie researchers announced as 2017 Eureka finalists

28 July 2017

Three research projects led by four Macquarie University academics have today been announced as finalists in the 2017 Australian Museum …

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