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How Magnets Keep Sharks Safe—From Us loading...
How Magnets Keep Sharks Safe—From Us
Magnets repel sharks, studies show, by interfering with their ability to sense electrical fields.
Meet the Adorable Quoll, the Australian Marsupial That Nearly Went Extinct loading...
Meet the Adorable Quoll, the Australian Marsupial That Nearly Went Extinct
The last of these cat-size animals were seen on the mainland 50 years ago, and now they’re island-hopping back home.
A Supermoon Will Eclipse the Sun on Friday the 13th loading...
A Supermoon Will Eclipse the Sun on Friday the 13th
Only a fortunate few will get to see this rare cosmic coincidence. Are you among their ranks?
Koalas Eat Toxic Leaves to Survive—Now Scientists Know How loading...
Koalas Eat Toxic Leaves to Survive—Now Scientists Know How
Researchers from all over the world collaborated to sequence the koala genome, shedding light on some of their biological secrets.
Dreamlike Photos of Australia's Unspoiled Paradise loading...
Dreamlike Photos of Australia's Unspoiled Paradise
The geographically isolated Tiwi people have preserved their rich cultural heritage and pristine landscapes.
Toyota Hybrids Lead the Drive loading...
Toyota Hybrids Lead the Drive
A short history of the hybrid vehicle with Toyota's Hybrid design team at the wheel.
These 38 Coral Reefs Are Thriving, Despite Threats loading...
These 38 Coral Reefs Are Thriving, Despite Threats
A new study found oases of resilient coral reefs around the world that are beating the odds against warming, pollution, and other impacts.
Why Rescued Kangaroo Joeys Need Handmade Pouches loading...
Why Rescued Kangaroo Joeys Need Handmade Pouches
Orphaned joeys need care 24/7, as they would in a mother’s pouch—here's how caregivers mimic the marsupial experience.
Why Male Dolphin Buddies 'Hold Hands' loading...
Why Male Dolphin Buddies 'Hold Hands'
Bottlenose dolphins in Australia call each other by name and touch frequently to maintain alliances with other males, a new study says.
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The Last Straw
This World Ocean Day rethink putting a straw in your G and T.
Tassie’s Disappearing Tarn Lake is Back After Heavy Rainfall loading...
Tassie’s Disappearing Tarn Lake is Back After Heavy Rainfall
The beautiful blue lake on Hobart’s Kunanyi/ Mount Wellington is back and deeper than ever.
6 Amazing Structures Built by Surprising Creatures loading...
6 Amazing Structures Built by Surprising Creatures
Without a blueprint to speak of, organisms big and small can build air-conditioning systems, massive walls, and even islands.

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