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The Hougoumont, the last ship to take convicts from the UK to Australia, docked in Fremantle, Western Australia, on January 9, 1868 – 150 years ago. It brought an end to a process which deposited about 168,000 convicted prisoners in Australia after it began in 1788.
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New findings reveal the real reasons behind varying leaf sizes.
Known also as tickle-me plant, touch-me-not, shy plant, humble plant and sleeping grass, this weed has intrigued naturalists for hundreds of years.
In nature, the best form of defence is camouflage, and feather stars have got that down to an art.
Plant blindness is more than an interesting quirk of human perception. It impacts on our efforts to care for and understand plant species.
The mountain ash, Australia's tallest tree, is better equipped to regenerate after fire than previously assumed.
They may not be able to run away as a defence from predators, but plants have developed poisons as their weapon.
One of the world’s most venomous plants, the Gympie-Gympie stinging tree can cause months of excruciating pain for unsuspecting humans.
Take a journey through the vastness of the Pilbara to discover its beautiful wildflowers.
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Plants are known to respond to light, but they can respond - and produce - sounds as well, new research says.