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Migraine sufferers needlessly enduring agonising pain

Hundreds of thousands of Australians are needlessly enduring days of agony because they don’t know how to prevent migraines, researchers have found.

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Analysis and opinion | 1 Jul 2019

Academia can help humans and large carnivores coexist

Conventional conservation approaches are unlikely to lead to effective coexistence between humans and large carnivores in human-dominated landscapes.

Career story | 26 Jun 2019

Celebrating Dr Elizabeth Bradford: the first woman to receive a PhD in physics from ANU

When Elizabeth Bradford was completing her PhD, the view from the Oliphant Building wasn’t of Lake Burley Griffin, but a grassy race track.

News | 25 Jun 2019

Ozone depletion impacting human health

Changes to our ozone layer over the past 40 years have affected levels of UV radiation and the risk of people developing skin cancer, a study has found.

Research story | 24 Jun 2019

First, we listen: Hearing directly from locals about the effects of PFAS

In three very different towns, hundreds to thousands of kilometres apart across three states, residents are united by a common experience.

Research story | 24 Jun 2019

Curious cases of chemical cross-kingdom communication

The idea of being able to send instructions to organisms in different kingdoms is fascinating.

News | 24 Jun 2019

Student designed mercury filter bound for Indonesia

A device that filters mercury from contaminated water designed by students at The ANU has achieved excellent trial results and is en route to Indonesia.

Student blog | 24 Jun 2019

Passionate science: 6 STEM students share their hobbies

Six STEM students from the ANU share their passions within and outside the realm of science.

News | 20 Jun 2019

The cell discovery that could stop allergies

A new cell type that could stop allergies before they begin has been discovered by ANU researchers.

Analysis and opinion | 19 Jun 2019

We asked people to do climate change maths. Their answers depended on their politics

In an ideal world, people would look at issues with a clear focus only on the facts. But in the real world, we know that doesn’t happen often.

News | 19 Jun 2019

What can we learn from the ACT Scientist of the Year?

As nominations come to a close for the 2019 ACT Scientist of the Year award, we turned to the 2018 winner for her words of wisdom.