Last year, French and Australian scientists learned that bees could understand the idea of "zero". Now the same scientists have discovered that bees can add and subtract.
Posts tagged as “Australia”
Unusually heavy rains in Queensland, Australia have caused massive flooding. The government was forced to open the Ross River Dam, flooding up to 20,000 homes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After a week of challenges and sudden changes, Australia has a new prime minister. Malcolm Turnbull has been replaced by Scott Morrison.
Usain Bolt is the world's fastest man. No one has run 100 meters faster than him. But in 2017, he gave up running. Now Bolt is taking up soccer (football).
Jurgen Otto is known as the Peacock Spider Man. He drives hours and hours to find amazing, tiny spiders so he can take pictures and movies of them for science.