Surfing’s benefits to well-being aren’t often studied in economics terms. This is a major gap in our knowledge we’re now trying to fill.
Once the larvae turn into adult moths, they never eat again.
Contributions from citizen scientists who look for orchids are incredibly valuable in orchid research because they cover much more ground than a handful of experts.
Astronomers watched a pair of pulsars for 16 years to test the theory of general relativity, which has stood unchallenged for over a century.
There’s enormous value in citizen science projects that encourage urban-dwellers to learn about what is often, quite literally, on their doorsteps.
The best AI chess computer outperforms the best human chess players. Yet the most supreme chess play on Earth comes from a human, helped by AI.
Forest fires in Australia are burning more land across more of the year than ever before, as climate-linked fire weather worsens.
We need new experiments to model Earth’s climate if global warming is stabilised at 1.5℃. A new paper explains why.
The southern parts of Australia are expected to become increasingly dry due to climate change. Yet, we now find ourselves subject to another La Niña event. What’s going on?
Australia’s ‘blue economy’ needs a strong basis in marine science.
An analysis by CSIRO’s strategic and economic advisory arm suggests spending on research and development can earn annual yields of 10%, even if there are delays or cost overruns.
Individuals who experience suicidal thoughts can show signs of this in the language they use. We analysed more than 100 suicide notes to find these language patterns.
Après une forte baisse des émissions en 2020 due à la pandémie de Covid-19, 2021 témoigne d’une inquiétante reprise, souligne la nouvelle étude du Global Carbon Projet.
Preocupa especialmente la tendencia al alza a largo plazo de las emisiones de CO₂ procedentes de la quema de combustibles fósiles, que están lejos de llegar a cero en 2050.
Most concerning is the long-term upward trends of CO₂ emissions form burning fossil fuels, which are far from trending towards net-zero by 2050.
After six decades during which it tracked lunar missions, spotted distant pulsars and quasars, and even expanded our concept of the size of the Universe, the Parkes telescope is still going strong.
The indirect losses from one heatwave in Western Australia caused A$4.14 billion per year worth of damage.
Recovering historical genetic data has been severely impeded by the methods used to preserve specimens, from dried butterfly wings to platypus bills floating in alcohol.
How scientists are improving their understanding of the connection between extremes and climate change – and what’s to come. Listen to The Conversation Weekly.
Litter hotspots were associated with socioeconomic factors such as a concentration of built infrastructure, less national wealth and the level of lighting at night.