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Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt On Education In A Post-COVID World (VIDEO)

Catch Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt as he discusses how technology can help universities respond to COVID-19 and students prepare for an uncertain future.

Newly Discovered Orangutan Is The Seventh Great Ape

There are only 800 individuals of a newly recognized orangutan species, making them among the most threatened great apes in the world.

Semiconductor Engineer, Plant Scientist Honored With 2017 Kyoto Prize

A semiconductor engineer from Japan and a plant physiologist from Australia are among this year's Kyoto Prize laureates.

Gravitational Waves Shed Light On Black Holes & Dark Matter

The third detection of gravitational waves offers new insights into the mysteries behind black holes and dark matter.

Indonesian ‘Hobbits’ May Have Come From Africa

The findings of a new study suggest that Homo floresiensis was likely a sister species of Homo habilis rather than a descendant of Homo erectus.

Australian & Chinese Universities Collaborate On Fusion Energy Research

Australian and Chinese researchers will embark on a joint research on the Holy Grail of energy research—nuclear fusion.

Purifying Water With The Power Of The Sun

This photocatalyst is able to completely decompose organic pollutants in wastewater in just 20 minutes.

Health Risks Loom As Fast Food Sales Increase In Asia

The huge growth in sales of fast food and drinks has major health implications for people in Asia, researchers say.

As The Planet Heats Up, Fairy-Wrens Lay Larger Eggs

Superb fairy-wrens have the ability to change the size of the eggs they lay, as larger chicks have a better chance of survival in hotter environments.

Like Dolly The Sheep, Quantum Information Can Also Be Cloned

Scientists in Australia have produced near-perfect clones of quantum information using a new method to surpass previous cloning limits.