As Australia struggles with a record-breaking heatwave, people are staying inside and finding ways to stay cool. Animals are not so lucky. Fish and bats seem to be hit the hardest.
Published in “Australasia”
Scientists at the University of Queensland in Australia may have discovered a new test for cancer. If it works, their discovery could allow doctors to test for cancer more quickly and perhaps find cancers earlier.
Last week, hundreds of whales died by swimming onto land in New Zealand. It is not unusual for whales to do this, but this time there were several events in a few different places.
On Friday, thousands of students across Australia skipped school to take part in huge protests. They want the government to treat climate change like an emergency and stop burning oil and coal.
Six doctors have gone through an unusual experiment to answer a question often asked by parents of young children: how long does it take a small plastic toy to pass through the body?
The Royal Australian Mint has started Australia's first coin hunting contest. They are hoping Australians will try to collect three special coins that could allow them to win a prize.
A pair of male penguins have hatched a chick at Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium. Aquarium workers report that the couple are taking wonderful care of the young chick.
Scientists watching hours of undersea video were surprised when something that looked like a chicken without a head floated past. The so-called "headless chicken monster" surprised and amazed the scientists.
If you have trouble remembering things you read, scientists at RMIT Institute in Australia have come up with a font that can help you remember - by making words harder to read.
Usually if a radio show puts you to sleep, it's a sign of a bad program. But for John Watson, sleeping listeners are exactly what he's hoping for.