Science

First, take a deep breath. Then read these instructions.

Read about the un-walking un-dead and go in the draw to win a double pass to this weekend’s Clunes Booktown Festival.

When the undead start walking the earth, Melbourne scientist (and inadvertent zombie expert) Greg Foliente will know what to do.

Want to know who you really are, deep down? Start by taking a look at who lives inside your digestive system.

How to Ride an Escalator

Thursday March 28, 2019

We’re sorry to break this to you, but you’re probably doing it wrong – and putting yourself, the escalator and common sense in danger.

Australia’s first taphonomic research centre helps local forensic scientists – and their crime-fighting colleagues – study human remains in the bush.

Bad news for anyone hoping to jettison Earth: Mars One has just declared bankruptcy. Decades earlier, the ill-fated Biosphere 2 project followed a similar trajectory. This story revisits that misadventure.

No, it doesn’t involve looking at your watch and sighing loudly.

Forget dinosaurs: 420 million years ago, the planet was in thrall to the shroom.