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Get FactsFriday, June 23rd, 2017 at 6:46pm
Experience the latest international touring exhibition at Melbourne Museum and journey through the world of bugs as imagined by the creative team behind The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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Get FactsThursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:12pm
Australia’s fastest camera has revealed the time it takes for molecules to break apart.

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Get FactsWednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 6:05pm
Dr Paul Hardisty, an environmental engineer with global experience in research leadership, collaboration and innovation has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS).

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Get FactsTuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 5:26pm
Practical technology-based products seeking immediate field trials and ground-breaking technology concepts are among the winners of the inaugural 2017 Tech eChallenge Wool Innovation program.

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Get FactsMonday, June 19th, 2017 at 6:36pm
New Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) research investigating the environmental factors that influence Southern Rock Lobster settlement on reefs has found evidence that the fishery is showing broad resilience to climate change.

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Get FactsFriday, June 16th, 2017 at 5:29pm
The Achilles heel of coral growth is high temperatures, not ocean acidification, according to researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.

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Get FactsThursday, June 15th, 2017 at 4:55pm
The culmination of almost a decade’s worth of work has seen more than 1000 new microbial genomes unveiled.

University of Queensland School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences researcher Professor Philip Hugenholtz said the release of 1003 bacterial and archaeal reference genomes would pave the way for future health, biotechnology and agricultural products.

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Get FactsWednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:19pm
Infectious bacteria E. coli can defend itself and grow in acidic and copper-rich human environments a new University of Queensland study suggests.

Dr Karrera Djoko of the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences has revealed the remarkable lengths Escherichia coli goes to in order to survive.

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Get FactsTuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 5:59pm
Lack of diversity in psychological research is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, according to an Australian academic.

A study led by Associate Professor Mark Nielsen from The University of Queensland School of Psychology found an overwhelming sampling bias in developmental psychology towards research conducted in Western cultures.

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Get FactsFriday, June 9th, 2017 at 5:31pm
Three University of Queensland researchers have each received $1 million from the FightMND foundation for clinical trials to help fast-track potential treatments for motor neurone disease.

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