Australia
Australia Loses Science Minister
Australia Loses Science Minister
Kerry Grens | Sep 18, 2013
For the first time since 1931, the incoming Prime Minister of Australia did not appoint a science chief.
Native Frogs Beat Invasive Toads
Native Frogs Beat Invasive Toads
Dan Cossins | Mar 8, 2013
Native Australian frog tadpoles outcompete the tadpoles of the invasive cane toad, suggesting the native frogs could form part of a suburban control program.
Diverse Leaves May Protect Eucalyptus
Diverse Leaves May Protect Eucalyptus
Kate Yandell | Feb 20, 2013
A tree in Australia was found to have genetically dissimilar leaves that varied in attractiveness to herbivores.
Koala Time Machine
Koala Time Machine
Dan Cossins | Jan 1, 2013
Old koala pelts from museum collections are helping researchers to learn more about the retroviral invasion that may be endangering the Australian marsupial.
Australian Panel Recommends Science Revamp
Australian Panel Recommends Science Revamp
Bob Grant | Oct 5, 2012
A government-created committee suggests that Australia reinvigorate its biomedical research enterprise.
Dead Cane Toads Are Deadly
Edyta Zielinska | Jul 5, 2011
The deadly-when-eaten invasive amphibians that have been plaguing Australian wildlife for years continue to poison even after they’re dead.
Australian climate scientists threatened with death
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 7, 2011
The debate over a carbon emissions tax heats up.