Cities drive natural selection

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems; Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems; Form and Function; Diversity and Evolution Years: 6, 7, 9, 10 Cities drive natural selection Word Count: 37 This … Continued

Why don’t elephants get cancer?

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells; Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 8, 10 Why don’t elephants get cancer? Word Count: 690 This fascinating article on new research … Continued

Super rare blue diamonds are a geologist’s best friend

Topics: Chemical Sciences - Atoms Earth and Space Sciences - Rocks; Plate Tectonics; The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Years: 8, 9, … Continued

Island life makes birds smarter

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 10 Island life makes birds smarter Island life makes birds smarter Word Count: 283 Evolution in action … Continued

Ebola may have helped bats evolve to resist infection

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Topics: Biological Sciences – Cells; Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 10 Ebola may have helped bats resist infection Word Count: 448 New research has shown that … Continued

Jumping genes found in animals and plants

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells; Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 10 Jumping genes found in animals and plants Word Count: 475 Astonishing discovery about how DNA … Continued

CRISPR on Wildlife?

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Topics: Biological Sciences – Ecosystems; Genetics Additional – Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems; Form and Function; Diversity and Evolution Years: 7, 8, 9, 10 Gene drive pioneer warns CRISPR-based pest control may spin out of … Continued

Real life applications of Drones

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Years: 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10 Video length: 2:42m How Associate Professor Lian Pin Koh’s work at The University of Adelaide is … Continued

Dugongs

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Changing Earth; Climate Change Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Years: 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Baby … Continued