Most people don't realise that the stars are the reason for our existence, and we're learning more about them all the time.
Tooth be told
A rare fossil tooth discovery has shed light on an extinct group of seals from Australia’s deep past.
Embryos at risk
In a warming world, many cold-blooded species face a new challenge: developing successfully despite rising temperatures.
Future food for thought
There's much more to that 'pond scum' than meets the eye – and we may end up eating it.
Saving the eastern bristlebird
As bushfires ravaged Victoria’s northeast, a team flew in to rescue the endangered bird species.
Clapping underwater takes real strength. But wild grey seals can do it, to warn off competitors and attract potential mates.
Melbourne's wild January weather explained
Hailstorms in summer, and sub-20-degree days closely followed by plus-40-degree days. Is it a harbinger of our changing climate, a response to some major atmospheric unrest, or just a series of unfortunate events?
Protecting our protected areas
Conservation sites are being compromised by commercial and population growth, putting pressure on ecosystems and threatened species.
Going back to nature over dengue
Eco solutions may hold the answer to controlling the spread of the mosquito-borne virus in Malaysia.