A letter to year 12 students from the founder of Deadly Science

Corey Tutt Corey Tutt is the founder of DeadlyScience, an initiative that provides science books and early reading material to remote schools in Australia. Corey Tutt, founder of Deadly Science, talks about getting through the roadblocks that pop up in … Continued

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