- How does the atmosphere’s washing machine work?: A German aircraft flying out of Cairns is measuring the chemistry of the clouds above Australia and the Pacific.
- Train your brain to overcome tinnitus: An app can change the lives of those affected by tinnitus. Millions of people have been told to there is nothing they can do about their tinnitus. That’s bad advice and for many it leads to more stress anxiety and depression.
- Fact-bombing by experts doesn’t change hearts and minds. But good science communication can: A stir went through the Australian science communication community last week, caused by this article. Our Tom Carruthers, with Heather Bray and Matthew Nurse, responds.
- Gender parity in astronomy in just five years … all while discovering how the Universe evolved, how galaxies form and where the elements come from.
- Can stem cells make drugs to stop osteoarthritis? Stomach stem cells behaving badly: researchers working with stem cells to find treatments for osteoarthritis and stomach cancer are the winners of the 2023 Metcalf Prizes.
- An eight-billion-year-old burst of energy has been discovered, demonstrating that we can detect and measure matter between galaxies. The discovery opens a path to using fast radio bursts to explore the expansion of the Universe and ultimately even ‘weigh’ the Universe.
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