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Collapsed buildings in Izmit Turkey 1999

Foreshock forensics Turkey quake gives warning clues

Friday, 18 February 2011

A series of foreshocks which preceded the 1999 Turkey earthquake may provide clues to increased warning times, say an international team of geoscientists.

Bernie's BasicsSticky gecko feet, heat and wear all result from the friction when surface molecules meet. Science friction

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Mobile emotionsI 4283 you: Could our phone number elicit unintended emotions? Text 5683 to feel the love

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Stellar feastThe dwarf galaxy that makes up the Aquarius Stream was swallowed by the Milky Way 700 million years ago Astronomers dig up cannibalised galaxy

Thursday, 17 February 2011

OpinionThere are three billion bases in one human genome and each cell in our body has double this number.Human genome holds dark secrets

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Dr Karl

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Nipples, tonsils and quantum computersArticle has audio

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Why do some people have extra nipples and can men lactate?

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'Hygienic' hand dryer hypothesis blows hot airArticle has audio

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Many believe that those warm-air dryers in public toilets are there to improve public health. 14 comments

StarStuff Podcast

Stardust-NExT spacecraft

Comet-chasing spacecraft zooms in on target

Wednesday, 16 February 2011
StarDust flies by comet Tempel 1. Plus: scientists find 33,000 new asteroids; and surprise discovery in Saturn moon's methane clouds.

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oil fire

The worst eco-catastrophes of all time

Tuesday, 15 February 2011
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is just the latest in a long list of mega-disasters that have had a seriously negative impact on the planet.


Electric wand

Electric wand

Thursday, 10 February 2011
Can you make an empty soft drink can move without touching it? Easy huh? Now try doing it without touching it, blowing on it or jumping up and down.

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Your summer bug photos

Brighten up your summer with the stunning beauty and buzz of Australia's amazing array of native insects and spiders.

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The fishy quiz

Thursday, 9 September 2010

As our appetite for seafood rises, so too does our need to understand changes to the fish we eat.

An Australian postage stamp celebrates the mining industry.Aussie mineral resources quiz

Thursday, 15 July 2010

Australia is rich in mineral resources, but how much do you know about the wealth that lies under your feet?

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Catchment Detox

Thursday, 14 August 2008

Can you save a water catchment in distress?

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Future classroom

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Animal Action: Clever Crows

Animal Action: Clever Crows

Catalyst 17/02/2011

Birth of Radio Astronomy

Birth of Radio Astronomy

Catalyst 17/02/2011

Snail Whisperer

Snail Whisperer

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ICT- a case of build it and they shall come?

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The search for ancient infections.

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Radiolab: Falling

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Young divorcees

How would you cope if your husband ran off with your best friend's little sister?

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Can you fold a strip of seven squares into a cube without cutting the paper?

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Celebrate seasonal events across Australia with our web of nature lovers.

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