Patience is one of Peggy Rismiller’s finest qualities, which is what makes her Australia’s most successful echidna expert.
History & Culture
There is plenty of evidence to show Australia’s Indigenous people had ways of counting big numbers, yet the myth persists they couldn’t count more than a handful of things. Why?
Humpback whales have been spotted fending off killer whales from attacking other species. But this kind of interspecies altruism raises an evolutionary conundrum.
Understanding more about these complex social creatures will boost conservation efforts.
Psychologists are looking for volunteers who want to learn how to control the direction of their dreams during sleep
Just a few important species doing important jobs could make or break an ecosytem
Large, isolated and well-established MPAs boost shark numbers, says study.
The ability of wild dingoes to react to social cues from humans sets them apart from wolves in the smarts department, a new study shows.
Science & Environment
These Aussie scientists are on the front lines of the battle against malaria in the Solomons.