Editor's choice Monday, 23 July 2018
Attenborough, Beyonce and jelly beans. What do they all have in common? They've all been immortalised in the scientific name of an organism. Take our species name quiz.
News in ScienceWeighing in at roughly the same as a 10c piece, can this little fighter make a comeback?
News in SciencePeacock spider man discovers dazzling new species while searching for the 'Hokey Pokey'
News in ScienceDNA test 'confirms' slaughtered blue whale is a hybrid
- Ancient whales were fearsome predators with razor-sharp teeth, fossil analysis shows
- Focus on the beauty of the human body
- Australian trapdoor spider may be a seafaring castaway from Africa
- Molecule discovery on Titan an intriguing clue in hunt for life
- Ancient DNA shows Canaanites survived Biblical 'slaughter'
- Scientists create 3D print brain-like tissue from stem cells
- Indigenous rock shelter pushes Australia's human history back to 65,000 years
- Super-fast stars in the Milky Way are 'runaways' from another galaxy
- Cockie drummers beat a regular rhythm to catch a mate
- The origin of the tabby coat and other cat mysteries revealed
Thursday, 19 July 2018
Dr Karl is away for the month, so science journalist Bianca Nogrady is stepping in to be your science sherpa on triple j. And joining her today was Professor Clare Collins, Nutritionist at the University of Newcastle.
Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Could life have evolved on the longest mountain range on Earth, that is so far under the water it's invisible to most of us?
Saturday, 26 August 2017
Elen Feuerriegel risked her life to recover bones hidden in a cave below the rolling hills of South Africa. What she found helped open a new chapter in the story of human evolution.
Phone fears unfounded
Thursday, 24 August 2017
Do smartphones cause brain cancer? Do they really mess with a plane's navigation gear? And petrol pumps? Really??
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
In the year 1926, the pioneering scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla predicted a device that would allow us to communicate instantly over any distance, seeing and hearing one another as though face to face.