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For mosquitoes, love hertz

James Cook University researchers have discovered that sex sells – even for mosquitoes. Brian Johnson, senior research officer at JCU’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and JCU professor Scott Ritchie, dengue fever expert, have set out to make a cheap ...

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ARC awards $38.6 million for 50 Future Fellowships

The Australian Research Council has splashed out $38.6 million to 50 new research projects via the latest round of the Future Fellows scheme. The scheme allocates money to provide four-year fellowships to mid-career researchers. The federal education minister, Simon Birmingham, said this ...

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Australia adds another dinosaur to its collection

University of Queensland researchers have made Australia's latest discovery of a species of dinosaur. Kunbarrasaurus ieversi (Kunbarrasaurus) is an ankylosaurus, a four-legged herbivore closely related to stegosaurs. This newly determined species had a parrot-like beak and an inner ear like a ...

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ANU tops research excellence rankings

The Australian National University has topped the Excellence in Research Australia rankings, amid a strong showing nationwide. The ERA results, compiled by the Australian Research Council and released today, showed 95 per cent of ANU's broad-field research was rated above ...

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