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Business, Law and Politics 8 min read

Net-zero, carbon-neutral, carbon-negative

by Dr Jessica Allen

Confused by all the carbon jargon? Then read this...

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Environment 13 min read

A leap of faith

by Rosemarie Milsom

Citizen scientists are teaming up with University of Newcastle researchers leading Australia’s effort to prevent the extinction of precious amphibians.

Move over Lucifer, there's a new Seitan in town

Health and Wellbeing 6 min read

Move over Lucifer, there's a new Seitan in town

by Dr Kerith Duncanson

The vegan meat alternative with the devil in the detail.

The science behind 'that feeling' when you stop spinning

Science and Technology 4 min read

The science behind 'that feeling' when you stop spinning

by Associate Professor Rebecca Lim

Want to know why you feel dizzy after you spin around? Lend us your ear...

Why the competitive spirit takes over in auctions — and how you can stay in control

Arts, Culture and Society 6 min read

Why the competitive spirit takes over in auctions — and how you can stay in control

by Murray Bennet

Australian property prices are soaring in a wildly competitive auction market. Here's what you need to know to stay in control.

The next big thing that’s already here – Hydrogen

Science and Technology 10 min read

The next big thing that’s already here – Hydrogen

by Sheena Martin

Greenest ride? Why this hydrogen fuel produced from thin air and sunshine is sure to rev you up.

The sperm discovery that’s set to both create and save lives

Health and Wellbeing 10 min read

The sperm discovery that’s set to both create and save lives

by Joe Frost

Aiding cancer research and helping to solve major issues with male fertility? It’s all in a day’s work for the humble sperm.

The planet’s most useful poo?

Environment 6 min read

The planet’s most useful poo?

by Gemma Wolk

Deep beneath the sea's briny surface lies a funny little critter whose digestive pyrotechnics are so immense that they are literally reshaping the ocean floor.

Surviving cyclones: meet the team safeguarding our island nations

Science and Technology 13 min read

Surviving cyclones: meet the team safeguarding our island nations

by Anita Harvey

“It was really scary – anyone would feel the same, especially when you’re living on a small island in the middle of the Pacific.”

Why men wake up with erections

Health and Wellbeing 8 min read

Why men wake up with erections

by Dr Sergio Diez Alvarez

The hard facts about the “nocturnal penile tumescence” a.k.a. the morning penile erection.