Fearsome Dinosaur That Stalked Australia Was a Timid Plant Eater

A new analysis of fossilized footprints corrects what earlier scientists mistook for a very early carnivore…

Exciting Australian discovery: the first complete dwarf emu egg

This small bird’s big egg sheds light on the extinct birds’ evolution. Tucked away in a…

Modeling the ‘superhighways’ traveled by First Australians

New modelling of landscapes and populations sheds light on the peopling of Australia. Indigenous Australians have…

The Fairy Circles Mystery Gets a New Suspect

A small study suggests that soil microbes could play a role in the ring-like grass formations…

New Reef Discovery in Australia is a Once in a Century Find

Scientists have studied this species-rich ecosystem for more than 100 years, so the discovery of a towering 1,600…

Tasmanian devils return to mainland Australia for first time in 3,000 years

Scientists hope the scrappy predators’ reintroduction can balance ecosystems ravaged by invasive species. It’s been 3,000…