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Echidna poo has changed our understanding of human evolution

Citizen science is not only helping echidna conservation, but changing how we think about evolution

Lunar orbit

The strange paths taken by the mind when overwhelmed by fear

The shed that contains the future

A green hydrogen project in South Australia aims to demonstrate zero-emission energy production

Alien renaissance

A revived interest in alien visitation only underscores how little we know about the universe

What is life?

In search of a unified theory of everything

A new theory of cancer

After billions spent for little benefit, it’s time to look at the disease in a different way

Performing the Anthropocene

Scientists, anthropologists and artists gather to make sense of the Earth’s new epoch

Can David Sinclair cure old age?

The Australian geneticist believes ageing is a disease we can treat

The end of the oceans

The world’s oceans and all marine life are on the brink of total collapse

What we knew when about global warming

Greenhouse gases took 200 years to become a hot topic