Varroa mites – notorious honey bee parasites – have recently reached Australian shores, detected at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales last year.
Increasingly, students, partners and communities want to be associated with a university that is committed to our planet in the same way that they are.
The 20th-century philosopher and cultural critic Günther Anders once proposed that our modern age is characterised by a “Apocalypse-Blindheit”: a blindness to the apocalypse.
“We have a sense that we are about to face immense upheavals,” Maja Göpel writes, and we need to find ways to tackle multiple problems at once.
Fast radio bursts – intense, milliseconds-long flashes of radio energy from outer space – have puzzled astronomers since they were first spotted in 2007. A single burst can emit as much energy in its brief life as the Sun does in a few days.
A long, competitive recruitment process to name a new Australian Football League chief executive has concluded with the appointment of an AFL insider.
School phone bans may seem like the answer to reeling in young people’s technology use.
“Love has always intrigued me,” writes autistic author Kay Kerr, “in part because I have carried for a long time a feeling that I am doing love wrong.”
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