The South Australian city of Whyalla is set to welcome more tourists due to the popular annual display of giant cuttlefish spawning.
CSIRO scientists uncover a 500-million-year-old gene in the human genome that could lead to new treatments for cancer, influenza and autoimmune diseases.
December is a busy time for baby-making and so is the start of winter apparently, according to this chart.
The trapdoor matriarch dies at the ripe old age of 43 during a long-term population study in Western Australia's Central Wheatbelt, far outliving her previous rival, a 28-year-old Mexican tarantula.
Platypuses are, plainly put, oddly shaped. Now it seems an unusual ringlet-shaped protein in their milk could be a new weapon in the fight against superbugs.
Researchers have developed an easier and less harmful way of studying the cryptic species that keep the rest of our marine life alive.
Evolution has shaped gender differences, but we don't have to be bound to this history. We are not mindless automata, doomed to slavishly oblige our instincts and impulses, writes Beatrice Alba.
Those shiny, colourful specks of goodness people use in lieu of clothing at music festivals are a plastic pollutant doing far more harm than good.
Intentional actions by usually solitary octopuses improve a sandy site, allowing group living in "Octlantis". But the buzz around the site grows quickly, creating some interesting interpretations.
When a pigeon takes off rapidly, it produces a shrill whistle that acts as a warning for other birds. The noise is created by just two feathers — one on each wing.