(University of Queensland) They can be as small as a grain of salt, but tiny crystals that form deep in volcanoes may be the key for advance warnings before volcanic eruptions.University of Queensland volcanologist Dr. Teresa Ubide said the research provided new information that could lead to more effective evacuations and warning communications.
A University of Queensland discovery has deepened our understanding of the genetic mutations that arise in different tissues, and how these are inherited.
Wild rice growing in northern Australia's crocodile-infested waters could help boost global food security, say University of Queensland researchers who have mapped its genetic family tree.
While on location in Queensland, Australia, adventurer Coyote Peterson and the Brave Wilderness crew visited the Billabong Sanctuary, where they dug up a adorably big-nosed echidna, an incredibly spiky but gentle animal that’s one of the only mammal species in the world that lay eggs. As unlikely as it might seem, Peterson was able to...
Geologists in Queensland, Australia have discovered a unique type of bacteria that forges small bits of gold into solid nuggets. The discovery could allow mining companies to reprocess previously undesirable gold into market-ready products, and transform the ways in which gold-containing electronics are disposed. Show More Summary
After a series of one-sided encounters between the senior teams over the last three months, the Under-19 World Cup quarter-final is expected to be a battle of equals
The head of the Queensland Police Union (QPU) has publically acknowledged that covert and hidden speed cameras do not save lives and are indeed nothing more than revenue raisers for the state government. Confirming the public’s perception that hidden camera vans and trailers have no effect in reducing the road toll, the president of the […]
In partnership with the Tourism & Events Queensland, Air New Zealand has launched a website where a specially-designed software will monitor a range of visual cues that range from eye, mouth and other facial movements and expressions to create a personalised recommendation to Queensland, Australia.
(University of Queensland) Animal carnivores living in and around human habitation are declining at an unprecedented rate -- but they may provide crucial benefits to human societies. An international review led by University of Queensland researchers has revealed that predators and scavengers ranging from bats to leopards and vultures are valuable to human health and well-being.
An international review led by the University of Queensland and WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) says that many native carnivores that live in and around human habitation are declining at an unprecedented rate - spelling bad news for humans who indirectly rely on them for a variety of beneficial services.
(Wildlife Conservation Society) An international review led by the University of Queensland and WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) says that many native carnivores that live in and around human habitation are declining at an unprecedented rate - spelling bad news for humans who indirectly rely on them for a variety of beneficial services.
A new speedy way of breeding crops, such as wheat, has been developed by researchers from John Innes Centre, University of Queensland and University of Sydney.
(University of Queensland) Massive banks of genetic information are being harnessed to shed new light on modifiable health risks that underlie common diseases. University of Queensland researchers have pioneered a method to integrate...Show More Summary
State Library of Queensland has an extensive collection of historical maps of Queensland, some of which have been digitised and can be viewed online. This real estate map from 1917 advertises 603 allotments of land and 13 small farms for sale at the Thorne Estate, located in what is now the Redland City suburb of... Read more
The Queensland backyard structure we most associate with WW II is the air raid shelter but there was another. It was one of the solutions to the lack of accommodation for war workers and problems with getting adequate building materials and builders during WW II. From 1943, it was strongly promoted to householders. Recently, a... Read more
By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing Australian promoter and trainer Lou Myers from the 1970’s has passed away on the Gold Coast, Queensland on Monday. Lou trained Australian light… Read More » The post Lou Myers passes appeared first on fightnews.com.
As reported by Bloomberg, and again by Electrek, Tesla is in the running to build yet another of its giant battery Powerpacks, this time in an attempt to bolster Queensland's power station output. More »
Australian authorities are investigating after a dead koala was found screwed to a post at Brooloo Park Lookout in Queensland on Wednesday. Koala Rescue Queensland posted a photo of the dead animal on its Facebook page at 9:30 a.m. yesterday and pleaded that the public come forward with any...
Koala Rescue Queensland, an animal rescue organization, wrote: “This poor koala has been screwed to the pole with building screws, he is deceased."
(Queensland University of Technology) A QUT researcher is developing a simple saliva test to detect Human papilloma virus (HPV) in throat cancers.This follows the extension of a QUT collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Janssen...Show More Summary