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Australian wildfires fueled an algae bloom bigger than the continent itself
Smoke spread across the Southern Ocean fed iron to the algae, causing a massive boom.
This dragon-like reptile once soared over Australia
The pointy-toothed creature ruled Australian skies 105 million years ago.
An ‘extinct’ Australian mouse has been thriving on a remote protected island
The Gould mouse may live on, but the loss of other mammal species bodes poorly for overall ecosystem health.
The Delta variant is forcing parts of Australia back into lockdown
The Delta variant is causing flare ups in a country that previous had COVID under control.
This Australian behemoth is officially the largest dinosaur on the continent
The wait—and weight—was worth it.
Astronomers may have found the surprisingly elusive medium-sized black hole
The discovery hints that “intermediate mass” black holes may be peppered throughout the universe.
Local languages are dying out and taking invaluable knowledge with them
Rare, rural vocabularies hold the keys to centuries-old questions about nature, human migration, and more.
The strange and ethereal bigfin squid just showed up off the coast of Australia
There have only been a dozen sightings of Magnapinna squid over the past 30 years.
Australia’s horrific fires may permanently change the country’s landscape
Climate change has altered the rules irrevocably.
A small coronavirus breakthrough could aid in the search for a vaccine
With viral proteins, scientists can start to develop antigens over many months.