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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Eighth measles case linked to UQ confirmedUniversity student with measles visits Queen Street Mall, Spring Hill and St Lu
Eighth measles case linked to UQ confirmed
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 hours ago
University student with measles visits Queen Street Mall, Spring Hill and St Lucia Another university student is the eighth confirmed case in a recent measles outbreak in Brisbane. It is the latest case of the highly contagious virus linked to the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The outlook for Hawaiian coral is bleakMarine biologists from the University of Queensland is looking at coral reefs i
The outlook for Hawaiian coral is bleak
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
Marine biologists from the University of Queensland is looking at coral reefs in Hawaii and what they see is not good. They used high resolution images to track coral bleaching and death. Recently coral reefs in Hawaii suffered their first known... Read more
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iafrica.com
Our blind spots can be shrunk?You might have heard that when driving a car there is a "blind spot" that you c
Our blind spots can be shrunk?
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
You might have heard that when driving a car there is a "blind spot" that you cannot see, yet there is also one in the human eye and researchers have found out that it can be minimised with training. To find your blind spot, draw two dots spaced... Read more
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PhysOrg
Rapidly warming ocean a threat to Hawaiian coral reefsExpedition leader Dr Manuel Gonzalez-Rivero driving the SVII in Kaneohe Bay, Ha
Rapidly warming ocean a threat to Hawaiian coral reefs
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Expedition leader Dr Manuel Gonzalez-Rivero driving the SVII in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland has witnessed first-hand the potentially damaging effects of rapidly rising ocean temperatures on coral... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Eighth case of measles linked to UQRecent measles cases have been linked to the UQ Business School. Photo: Glenn H
Eighth case of measles linked to UQ
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Recent measles cases have been linked to the UQ Business School. Photo: Glenn Hunt The eighth case of measles linked to the University of Queensland has been uncovered, health authorities say. The student was infectious while attending classes at... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Young minds sharp as tacks for Opti-MindsYOUR STORY: Three teams consisting of Years 5 and 6 Glennie girls turned their
Young minds sharp as tacks for Opti-Minds
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
YOUR STORY: Three teams consisting of Years 5 and 6 Glennie girls turned their passion for learning into an opportunity to showcase their problem solving skills and talents at the Regional Opti-Minds event held at UQ Gatton. Nearly 80 teams competed... Read more
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Queensland Times
Young minds sharp as tacks for Opti-MindsYOUR STORY: Three teams consisting of Years 5 and 6 Glennie girls turned their
Young minds sharp as tacks for Opti-Minds
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
YOUR STORY: Three teams consisting of Years 5 and 6 Glennie girls turned their passion for learning into an opportunity to showcase their problem solving skills and talents at the Regional Opti-Minds event held at UQ Gatton. Nearly 80 teams competed... Read more
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News Mail
Marine species likely to do battleWARMING ocean temperatures and subsequent southward migration of species are li
Marine species likely to do battle
News Mail / Posted yesterday
WARMING ocean temperatures and subsequent southward migration of species are likely to bring significant change to the marine environment on our doorstep. Whether that migration would see an increase in the number of stingers including the deadly... Read more
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University of Queensland
Rapidly warming ocean a threat to Hawaiian coral reefsA team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland has witnessed fir
Rapidly warming ocean a threat to Hawaiian coral reefs
University of Queensland / Posted yesterday
A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland has witnessed first-hand the potentially damaging effects of rapidly rising ocean temperatures on coral reefs in Hawaii. High-resolution 360-degree images of affected corals have been... Read more
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University of Queensland
Do nurses and midwives really need a university degree?It may come as a surprise that entry requirements for nursing and midwifery at
Do nurses and midwives really need a university degree?
University of Queensland / Posted yesterday
It may come as a surprise that entry requirements for nursing and midwifery at The University of Queensland are higher than many other courses around Australia – including most engineering, science and journalism degrees. “I went on a BBC Radio... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Symphony hires Nathan Aspinall, 25, as assistant conductorNathan Aspinall, a 25-year old Australian, has been named assistant conductor o
Symphony hires Nathan Aspinall, 25, as assistant conductor
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
Nathan Aspinall, a 25-year old Australian, has been named assistant conductor of the Jacksonville Symphony. Aspinall’s duties will include conducting educational, Pops, Family and other community concerts; serving as a substitute conductor in case... Read more
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FOX News
Human eye's blind spot can shrink with trainingThe blind spot of the human eye can be shrunk with certain eye-training exercis
Human eye's blind spot can shrink with training
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
The blind spot of the human eye can be shrunk with certain eye-training exercises, thus improving a person's vision slightly, a small new study suggests. In the study of 10 people, researchers found that the blind spot — the tiny region of a... Read more
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Daily Mail
How to train yourself to have SUPERVISIONHow to train yourself to have SUPER-VISION: Researchers reveals trick they clai
How to train yourself to have SUPERVISION
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
How to train yourself to have SUPER-VISION: Researchers reveals trick they claim can eradicate our blind spot over time Design of eye means we all have a 'blind spot' Experts say that regular training can shrink the size of it Could improve vision... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Labour, Race Relations and ZimbabweIn view of the recent labour furore in Zimbabwe, I came across some interesting
Labour, Race Relations and Zimbabwe
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
In view of the recent labour furore in Zimbabwe, I came across some interesting information. Consider this. In 1991, a researcher from the Graduate School of Management at the University of Queensland named M. Shadur published a report on a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland Government ministers report gifts received in officeClothing, pottery, presidential cufflinks among gifts Queensland ministers, for
Queensland Government ministers report gifts received in office
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Clothing, pottery, presidential cufflinks among gifts Queensland ministers, former premier received in office External Link: Queensland Government Ministers report gifts received in office The annual Ministerial Gifts Register released online today... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ scientists win Women in Technology awardsAn environmental scientist and a gut pathogen researcher from The University of
UQ scientists win Women in Technology awards
University of Queensland / Posted 3 days ago
An environmental scientist and a gut pathogen researcher from The University of Queensland are among the high achievers who have been celebrated at the Women in Technology Awards. Dr Kerrie Wilson from the School of Biological Sciences won the Life... Read more
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Stock & Land
Ag pays off for super-backed fundTHE Sustainable Agriculture Fund, backed by Australia's biggest superannuation
Ag pays off for super-backed fund
Stock & Land / Posted 3 days ago
THE Sustainable Agriculture Fund, backed by Australia's biggest superannuation funds, has delivered a $4.7 million full year profit and recorded a small rise in the value of its rural property holdings. The fund, which owns more than $150 million... Read more
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Queensland Country Life
Ag pays off for super-backed fundTHE Sustainable Agriculture Fund, backed by Australia's biggest superannuation
Ag pays off for super-backed fund
Queensland Country Life / Posted 3 days ago
THE Sustainable Agriculture Fund, backed by Australia's biggest superannuation funds, has delivered a $4.7 million full year profit and recorded a small rise in the value of its rural property holdings. The fund, which owns more than $150 million... Read more
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North Queensland Register
Ag pays off for super-backed fundTHE Sustainable Agriculture Fund, backed by Australia's biggest superannuation
Ag pays off for super-backed fund
North Queensland Register / Posted 3 days ago
THE Sustainable Agriculture Fund, backed by Australia's biggest superannuation funds, has delivered a $4.7 million full year profit and recorded a small rise in the value of its rural property holdings. The fund, which owns more than $150 million... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Driver caught going 133kmh in Toowoomba 60kmh zoneA CRASH near what is now the Gatton campus of the University of Queensland that
Driver caught going 133kmh in Toowoomba 60kmh zone
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
A CRASH near what is now the Gatton campus of the University of Queensland that killed seven people is something Toowoomba's top paramedic will never forget. New speed camera statistics show some drivers are continuing to ignore warnings from people... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Driver caught going 133kmh in Toowoomba 60kmh zoneA CRASH near what is now the Gatton campus of the University of Queensland that
Driver caught going 133kmh in Toowoomba 60kmh zone
The Daily Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
A CRASH near what is now the Gatton campus of the University of Queensland that killed seven people is something Toowoomba's top paramedic will never forget. New speed camera statistics show some drivers are continuing to ignore warnings from people... Read more
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News Mail
Driver caught going 133kmh in Toowoomba 60kmh zoneA CRASH near what is now the Gatton campus of the University of Queensland that
Driver caught going 133kmh in Toowoomba 60kmh zone
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
A CRASH near what is now the Gatton campus of the University of Queensland that killed seven people is something Toowoomba's top paramedic will never forget. New speed camera statistics show some drivers are continuing to ignore warnings from people... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Driver caught going 133kmh in Toowoomba 60 road zoneA CRASH near what is now the Gatton campus of the University of Queensland that
Driver caught going 133kmh in Toowoomba 60 road zone
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
A CRASH near what is now the Gatton campus of the University of Queensland that killed seven people is something Toowoomba's top paramedic will never forget. New speed camera statistics show some drivers are continuing to ignore warnings from people... Read more
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Queensland Times
Driver caught going 133kmh in Toowoomba 60 road zoneA CRASH near what is now the Gatton campus of the University of Queensland that
Driver caught going 133kmh in Toowoomba 60 road zone
Queensland Times / Posted 4 days ago
A CRASH near what is now the Gatton campus of the University of Queensland that killed seven people is something Toowoomba's top paramedic will never forget. New speed camera statistics show some drivers are continuing to ignore warnings from people... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Why shouldn't female coaches earn the big dollars?Queensland Firebirds Jenny Brazel had to make significant sacrifices to join th
Why shouldn't female coaches earn the big dollars?
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
Queensland Firebirds Jenny Brazel had to make significant sacrifices to join the elite coaching ranks. Photo: Queensland Firebirds At the start of this year, Jenny Brazel had to make a choice. After working at Centrelink for nearly two decades,... Read more
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The Courier
G20: World leaders in BrisbaneAustralian Prime Minister Tony Abbott greets United States President Barack Oba
G20: World leaders in Brisbane
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott greets United States President Barack Obama during the official welcome at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibitions Centre on November 15, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia. Photo: Getty Images. Australian Prime... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Research on gas aids our farmersA ROMA research forum heard this week about the latest research into agricultur
Research on gas aids our farmers
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
A ROMA research forum heard this week about the latest research into agriculture and coal seam gas. Landholders and industry stakeholders came to the Roma Cultural Centre on Wednesday to hear about the findings and discuss their own experiences of... Read more
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News Mail
WE SAY: Time to face reality, take action on climate changeTHE science of climate change has been firmly established and presents a challe
WE SAY: Time to face reality, take action on climate change
News Mail / Posted 6 days ago
THE science of climate change has been firmly established and presents a challenge that can not be avoided. New research partnered by the University of the Sunshine Coast makes clear that without a change to a less carbon-intense existence,... Read more
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Queensland Times
Marine species will battle for survival as climate changesWARMING ocean temperatures and subsequent southward migration of species are li
Marine species will battle for survival as climate changes
Queensland Times / Posted 6 days ago
WARMING ocean temperatures and subsequent southward migration of species are likely to bring significant change to the marine environment on our doorstep. Whether that migration would see an increase in the number of stingers including the deadly... Read more
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Queensland Times
WE SAY: Time to face reality, take action on climate changeTHE science of climate change has been firmly established and presents a challe
WE SAY: Time to face reality, take action on climate change
Queensland Times / Posted 6 days ago
THE science of climate change has been firmly established and presents a challenge that can not be avoided. New research partnered by the University of the Sunshine Coast makes clear that without a change to a less carbon-intense existence,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Women in finance less likely to recommend their field to other women when stereotypedGender stereotypes negatively affect women in male-dominated professions such a
Women in finance less likely to recommend their field to other women when stereotyped
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
Gender stereotypes negatively affect women in male-dominated professions such as finance and banking, resulting in reduced well-being at work and less interest in recommending their field to young women. Researchers at the University of Michigan and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Five points to consider when choosing a university course#TalkAboutIt: Universities across Australia are holding open days for prospec
Five points to consider when choosing a university course
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
#TalkAboutIt: Universities across Australia are holding open days for prospective students wanting to learn more about their study options and on-campus experiences. But with a plethora of... Read more
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Business Spectator
The US and China force our hand on carbonLast Tuesday, Australia announced that it will reduce carbon emissions by 26-28
The US and China force our hand on carbon
Business Spectator / Posted 7 days ago
Last Tuesday, Australia announced that it will reduce carbon emissions by 26-28 per cent by 2030, based on 2005 levels. For a country with the highest per-capita emissions in the world, this commitment places Australia still firmly at the roots of... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ superbug researcher needs your voteA young superbug researcher at The University of Queensland is seeking public s
UQ superbug researcher needs your vote
University of Queensland / Posted 7 days ago
A young superbug researcher at The University of Queensland is seeking public support in her bid to win the Centenary Institute’s Lawrence Creative Prize people’s choice award. UQ Institute for Molecular Bioscience’s Dr Alysha Elliott is nominated... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Good Universities Guide publishes 'flawed' ratings: Central Queensland UniversityGood Universities Guide publishes 'flawed' ratings, Central Queensland Universi
Good Universities Guide publishes 'flawed' ratings: Central Queensland University
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Good Universities Guide publishes 'flawed' ratings, Central Queensland University says Photo: Central Queensland University said it was already difficult attracting students to regional campuses and poor star ratings had not helped. (ABC TV - file... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘When I came to, I was bleeding everywhere’Venom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry is living his childhood dream. BITTEN by a deadly sn
‘When I came to, I was bleeding everywhere’
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Venom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry is living his childhood dream. BITTEN by a deadly snake in a Queensland rainforest, Bryan Grieg Fry lost consciousness. When he woke, 18 hours later, he was bleeding profusely from his eyes, ears and nose. He was convinced... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Paul FrijtersTelevision Australia Wide The Killing Season Corrections & Clarifications R
Paul Frijters
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Corrections & Clarifications Religion & Ethics Technology & Games The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog is a Professor of Economics at The University of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Battlers and plutocrats: How political connections reward Australia's super-rich Photo: Many Australian billionaires amassed their wealth via political connec
Battlers and plutocrats: How political connections reward Australia's super-rich
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Photo: Many Australian billionaires amassed their wealth via political connections rather than via innovative businesses. (shironosov/iStockphoto) Research reveals a... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ strengthens partnership with Indonesian universityThe University of Queensland will celebrate one of its most significant and end
UQ strengthens partnership with Indonesian university
University of Queensland / Posted 8 days ago
The University of Queensland will celebrate one of its most significant and enduring international partnerships when Professor Bruce Abernethy visits Universitas Indonesia on August 28. Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Behavioural... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘When I came to, I was bleeding everywhere’Venom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry talks venomous snakes in his new book | DailyTelegrap
‘When I came to, I was bleeding everywhere’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Venom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry talks venomous snakes in his new book | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website Venom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry is living his childhood... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘When I came to, I was bleeding everywhere’Venom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry is living his childhood dream. BITTEN by a deadly sn
‘When I came to, I was bleeding everywhere’
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
Venom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry is living his childhood dream. BITTEN by a deadly snake in a Queensland rainforest, Bryan Grieg Fry lost consciousness. When he woke, 18 hours later, he was bleeding profusely from his eyes, ears and nose. He was convinced... Read more
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New Kerala
Scientists warn against culling of sharks Scientists have cautioned against the culling of sharks because long term eco
Scientists warn against culling of sharks
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Scientists have cautioned against the culling of sharks because long term ecological impact cannot be predicted. Researcher Jennifer Ovenden of the University of Queensland said that like humans, sharks... Read more
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News.com.au
‘If more people lived their dreams, the world would be a weirder place’.Venom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry talks snake bites, scorpions and the most deadly crea
‘If more people lived their dreams, the world would be a weirder place’.
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
Venom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry talks snake bites, scorpions and the most deadly creature on Earth: humans BITTEN by a deadly snake in a Queensland rainforest, Bryan Grieg Fry lost consciousness. When he woke, 18 hours later, he was bleeding profusely... Read more
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Perth Now
‘When I came to, I was bleeding everywhere’Venom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry is living his childhood dream. BITTEN by a deadly sn
‘When I came to, I was bleeding everywhere’
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
Venom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry is living his childhood dream. BITTEN by a deadly snake in a Queensland rainforest, Bryan Grieg Fry lost consciousness. When he woke, 18 hours later, he was bleeding profusely from his eyes, ears and nose. He was convinced... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Venom Doc on broken bones, dragons and womenVenom Doc: Bryan Grieg Fry on broken bones, bleeding from the eyes, komodo drag
Venom Doc on broken bones, dragons and women
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
Venom Doc: Bryan Grieg Fry on broken bones, bleeding from the eyes, komodo dragons and women External Link: The 'Venom Doc' talks to triple j "Venom Doc" Bryan Grieg Fry has been bitten multiple times by venomous snakes, has broken 23 bones, and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Fitness: Ice baths, antioxidant supplements not always the best route to recoveryTo reap the benefits of a hard workout, you have to let your body recover after
Fitness: Ice baths, antioxidant supplements not always the best route to recovery
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
To reap the benefits of a hard workout, you have to let your body recover afterward. That’s an inescapable part of the training cycle – stress, recovery, adaptation – and it’s why top athletes are so devoted to ice baths, compression garments and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Venom Doc cops two dozen snake bites in the name of scienceVenom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry experiences 26 snake bites and 23 broken bones in the
Venom Doc cops two dozen snake bites in the name of science
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
Venom Doc Bryan Grieg Fry experiences 26 snake bites and 23 broken bones in the name of science Bryan Grieg Fry has known since he was just four years old he would chase snakes for a living. Dr Fry is Associate Professor in the School of Biological... Read more
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PhysOrg
Climate impacts on marine biodiversityWarming oceans will have a profound impact on marine biodiversity around the wo
Climate impacts on marine biodiversity
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Warming oceans will have a profound impact on marine biodiversity around the world. Credit: Nick Graham New research into the impact of climate change has found that warming oceans will cause profound changes in the global distribution of marine... Read more
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The Age
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionAs an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely forested Lord Howe Is
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely forested Lord Howe Island takes some beating. The remnant of a now-extinct shield volcano, dating back 7 million years, the heavily eroded island is dominated by basalt peaks and surrounded... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
UQ measles outbreak reaches 7th confirmed case, is likely to spread: doctorsMeasles outbreak at University of Queensland reaches 7th confirmed case, is lik
UQ measles outbreak reaches 7th confirmed case, is likely to spread: doctors
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Measles outbreak at University of Queensland reaches 7th confirmed case, is likely to spread in Brisbane, doctors say An outbreak of measles at the University of Queensland (UQ) is likely to spread across Brisbane after the latest patient caught an... Read more
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