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Backyard Bird Count

Taking part in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count is easy! Just spend 20 minutes in your favourite outdoor space and tell us about the birds you see during that period. You can submit your results using the app or the web form. Every count helps.

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CRISPR-Baby Scientist

CRISPR-Baby Scientist

The world was shocked with experiments that led to the first children with edited genomes, but the biophysicist behind the science refuses to speak about the work that sent him to jail for three years.

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Know Your Network

Know Your Network

Networking does not have to involve huge amounts of face time. The key is to aim for a steady level of regular interaction with others — think titration, not chain reaction.

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The Cartoon Laws of Physics

The Cartoon Laws of Physics

Have you ever wondered how accurate physics is in cartoons. “Any body suspended in space will remain in space until made aware of its situation”; “Everything falls faster than an anvil”.

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Retracted Science

Retracted Science

High-profile COVID-19 retractions raised concerns about data oversight in 2020 and in 2021 the retracted studies are still being routinely cited.

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