Baby blue-tongues are born smart

16 July 2019

Australian research finds little lizards learn very quickly. Young Australian eastern blue-tongue lizards (Tiliqua scincoides) are every bit as clever as ...


An island haven for frogs

4 June 2019

New Guinea is one of the only places in the world where frogs are safe from the species-destroying chytrid fungus. …


Global leader Natarajan Chandrasekaran awarded honorary doctorate

3 June 2019

Natarajan Chandrasekaran (Chandra), the Chairman of Tata Sons, the principal investment holding company of one of India’s largest and most …


Earth recycles ocean floor into diamonds

30 May 2019

The diamond on your finger is most likely made of recycled seabed cooked deep in the Earth. Traces of salt …


More safe havens for native plants and animals needed in NSW’s west

29 May 2019

Location matters for species struggling to survive under a changing climate. A new study led by Macquarie University has found …


Professor Ian Wright elected as Australian Academy of Science Fellow

28 May 2019

Internationally renowned plant ecologist Professor Ian Wright from Macquarie University’s Department of Biological Sciences has been named as a Fellow …


Funding for development of new fruit fly control technology

28 May 2019

Macquarie University has recently been awarded $4.7 million funding from Horticulture Innovation Australia Ltd to identify the genetic code that …

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