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It’s true they do have an amazing ability to be able to sleep standing up. But they do also sleep lying down. If you’re a horse, you need to be able to do both. Flickr/Loco Steve

Curious Kids: why don’t horses sit or lie down even while sleeping?

Horses can stand on three legs and rest the other leg. They can change the leg they rest so that all of their legs get a chance to have a break.
Sebagai orang yang kita beri akses pada sistem komputer mobil kita, mekanik adalah pihak yang paling mungkin meretasnya. Flickr

Mobil Anda lebih mungkin diretas oleh mekanik daripada teroris

Bahaya dari pembajakan mobil bukan dari para teroris seperti yang Anda lihat di film, tapi dari mekanik licik yang memaksa Anda mengeluarkan duit banyak untuk biaya perbaikan mobil Anda.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visits a facility to celebrate the anniversary of the 1961 first manned space mission. Space capabilities have changed a bit since then. Alexey Nikolosky / AAP

A guide to ensure everyone plays by the same military rules in space: the Woomera Manual

India, China, the United States and Russia can now precisely target objects in space. But we currently lack appropriate rules and regulations to deal with space weapons.
An annual indexation freeze in funding introduced by the Liberal government in 2013 has cost the sector almost A$1 million. Shutterstock

Ethnic media are essential for new migrants and should be better funded

Ethnic media outlets provide valuable resources for new migrants settling in Australia, but recent government funding decisions suggest they're not valued as they should be.
Unconventional gas wells are being approved in their thousands across Australia. AAP Image/Dean Lewins

Expanding gas mining threatens our climate, water and health

Gas mining is expanding across Australia, and has been touted as part of the answer to cutting emissions. But there is evidence that this rollout will pose significant health and environmental risks.
Sheep are among the most common carriers of Q fever. Jorgen Haland/Unsplash

Australia’s drought could be increasing Q fever risk, but there are ways we can protect ourselves

Q fever is a flu-like infection that spreads to people from animals. The bacteria that causes it can withstand harsh environmental conditions – in particular, drought.
Women tend to get thrown into teaching rather than research, and tend to have their research overlooked. Shutterstock

Why women in economics have little to celebrate

Fewer girls study economics today than 25 years ago, perhaps because they have become aware of the barriers to progress.

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