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A new research by an international team has overturned the long-held concept that bird song was a male trait to attract females.
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Astronomers at the Australian National University (ANU) have discovered the oldest known star in the universe, the university press release said Monday.
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Two Australian scientists have been awarded the British-based Rank Prize for developing an innovative method of identifying crops with superior water efficiency, the Australian National University (ANU) said Wednesday.
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Australian geologists on Tuesday opened up the tantalising but controversial prospect that Antarctica could be rich in diamonds.
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Australian scientists are currently studying the use of titanium dioxide, a chemical widely used as a whitening pigment, which could help store energy produced by renewable sources.
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Researchers have identified a key component in some earthquakes that cause some tsunamis to be larger and more devastating than previous models had forecast.
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Australia was first settled by between 1,000 and 3,000 humans around 50,000 years ago.
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Birds that sing versatile songs may be better able to cope with fluctuating weather, Australian researchers have said.
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Defects in rocks lying below the earth`s surface can modify the impact of seismic waves generated by earthquakes, says a study by the Australian National University.
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