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Biology and marine biology

Short-term bang of fireworks has long-term impact on wildlife: study

Popular fireworks should be replaced with cleaner drone and laser light shows to avoid the “highly damaging” impact on wildlife,…

Biology and marine biology

Everyday Aussies’ social media posts help find missing plant species

Scientists have identified six new or rediscovered Western Australian plant species from photos taken and uploaded to the internet by…

Biology and marine biology

Study finds blowing bubbles among echidna’s tricks to beat the heat

Curtin University research into how echidnas might respond to a warming climate has found clever techniques used by the animal…

Biology and marine biology

3D imaging of shark embryos reveals evolution of pelvic fins

Curtin University researchers have revealed how the pelvic fins of fish such as sharks and chimaeras have evolved from their…

Biology and marine biology

Piece by piece: the Gogo fossils and their tale of evolution

In the popular culture of the fossil record, fish usually don’t make an imprint. Instead, our  imaginations look up to…

Biology and marine biology

Synthetic firefly glow lights new path to disease detection

A Curtin University-led research team has found a way to synthetically create a firefly’s ‘glow’ that could have positive impacts…

Biology and marine biology

New eDNA toolkit could save species on the brink of extinction

New Curtin University-led research has used eDNA technology to track the movements of a critically endangered fish in South Africa…

Biology and marine biology

New research finds deep-sea mining noise pollution will stretch hundreds of miles

New research published today in the peer-reviewed journal Science examines the potential for underwater noise pollution from seabed mining operations,…

Biology and marine biology

Fin whale songs shed light on migration patterns

A Curtin University-led research team has uncovered valuable information on the migration patterns of the fin whale, as well as…

Biology and marine biology

New ‘crime scene investigation’ may save endangered carnivorous plants

Researchers have combined macro photography with DNA metabarcoding to create a new botanical “CSI” tool that may hold the key…

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