Glass Wings Blog: Science

Japan’s path to becoming a leader in Western science: an Asian perspective on science and other forms of knowledge
20 years ago, vast bushfires razed Canberra’s suburbs – and bushfire science was never the same
3 things a climate scientist wants world leaders to know ahead of COP27
A climate scientist on India and Pakistan’s horror heatwave, and the surprising consequences of better air quality
A climate scientist on the planet’s simultaneous disasters, from Pakistan’s horror floods to Europe’s record drought
A dire forecast: Scientists used AI to find planet could cross critical warming threshold sooner than expected
The air we breathe: how I have been observing atmospheric change through art and science
Almost Nowhere on Earth Is Safe From Air Pollution Now, Scientists Warn
Are your cats fighting or playing? Scientists analysed cat videos to figure out the difference
Big Oil Bought my Favorite Science Influencer
Birds migrate along ancient routes – here are the latest high-tech tools scientists are using to study their amazing journeys
Black Swans Could Be Entirely Wiped Out by a Single Virus, Scientists Warn
Brain-computer interfaces could allow soldiers to control weapons with their thoughts and turn off their fear – but the ethics of neurotechnology lags behind the science
Climate scientists are becoming climate activists as governments fail to heed warnings
Climate scientists warn of increased climate change events as carbon emissions fail to drop
COVID nasal sprays may one day prevent and treat infection. Here’s where the science is up to
CSIRO has become ‘extravagant consulting company’, one of its former top climate scientists says
‘The entire industry is based on hunches’: is Australian publishing an art, a science or a gamble?
Exxon scientists accurately forecast climate change back in the 1970s – what if we had listened to them and acted then?
Friday essay: empathy or division? On the science and politics of storytelling
Friday essay: ‘I feel my heart breaking today’ – a climate scientist’s path through grief towards hope
The Future Costs of Emissions Are Drastically Higher Than Anticipated, Scientists Say
G20 scientists urge pandemic preparedness and climate action: 4 steps countries can take following Bali summit
Global health at mercy of fossil fuel addiction, warn scientists
Great Salt Lake will disappear in 5 years without massive ‘emergency rescue,’ scientists say
Groundbreaking studies of Earth’s churning oceans recognised at Australia’s most prestigious science prizes this year
Have you heard soy is linked to cancer risk or can ‘feminise’ men? Here’s what the science really says
Here's How The Next 5 Years Might Look: Scientists Outline 3 Likely Pandemic Outcomes
How climate scientists keep hope alive as damage worsens
How science fiction predicted recent high-tech developments in chemistry
How Scientists Are Using AI to Talk to Animals
How Scientists From the “Global South” Are Sidelined at the IPCC
How the world's loneliest tree is helping scientists advance climate change research
How There’s More to Economics Than the Science of Scarcity
How to destroy a ‘forever chemical’ – scientists are discovering ways to eliminate PFAS, but this growing global health problem isn’t going away soon
The Human Rights Case for Open Science
I am a climate scientist – and this is my plea to our newly elected politicians
“If they don’t believe the science, they can fuck off:” Forrest backs coal and gas ban
Inspiration, mentor and a truly great man: Tim Flannery farewells scientist James Lovelock, who has returned to Gaia at 103
IPCC reports are a climate science beacon. So why do these scientists say they have to stop?
It’s official! According to science, reading fiction makes you nicer.
‘Let’s get real’: scientists discover a new way climate change threatens cold-blooded animals
‘Like Finding a Unicorn’: Researchers Rediscover the Black-Naped Pheasant-Pigeon, a Bird Lost to Science for 140 Years
Long before Silicon Valley, scholars in ancient Iraq created an intellectual hub that revolutionised science
New malaria vaccine is world-changing, say scientists
Over 1,000 scientists from around the world take to the streets in week-long climate protests
Plant power: Scientists generate electricity from a shrub in renewables breakthrough
Prejudice, poor pay and the ‘urinary leash’: naming and claiming Australia’s forgotten women scientists
Previously Considered Safe – Low Levels of Air Pollution Much Deadlier Than Scientists Thought
ProPublica Exposes Even More Cop Junk Science: Using 911 Calls To Determine If People Are Lying
Recognising Indigenous knowledges is not just culturally sound, it’s good science
Revisit Vintage Issues of Astounding Stories, the 1930s Magazine that Gave Rise to Science Fiction as We Know It
Robyn Williams, host of ABC RN's The Science Show, on 50 years of broadcasting and the day Norman Swan saved his life
Rutgers Scientist Develops Antimicrobial, Plant-Based Food Wrap Designed to Replace Plastic
Science Has a Nasty Photoshopping Problem
Science has answers to why conservatives fall so easily for COVID-19 and Russian propaganda
Scientists are divining the future of Earth’s ice-covered oceans at their harsh fringes
Scientists are shocked as a tiny endangered sea turtle returns to the Gulf Coast
Scientists Call For The Ocean to Be Recognized as a Living Being With Inherent Rights
Scientists Confirm You Can Communicate With Your Cat by Blinking Very Slowly
Scientists Developing Floating Solar Farms That Can Withstand Rough Oceans
Scientists Discover a Giant Manta Ray Population, 10 Times Bigger Than Any Other
Scientists Discover New Rainbow-Colored Fish Species in the Maldives
Scientists have just told us how to solve the climate crisis – will the world listen?
Scientists have traced Earth’s path through the galaxy via tiny crystals found in the crust
Scientists have used mushrooms to make biodegradable computer chips
Scientists' Letter for MAPS, the Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary
Scientists need help to save nature. With a smartphone and these 8 tips, we can get our kids on the case
Scientists predict the hole in the ozone layer will close in the next 50 years
Scientists Studying Earth's Trees Issue a Stark Warning to Humanity
Scientists Studying Earth's Trees Issue Stark Warning to Humanity
Scientists urge end to fossil fuel use as landmark IPCC report readied
Shifting seasons: using Indigenous knowledge and western science to help address climate change impacts
Splitting the atomic scientists: how the Ukraine war ruined physics
‘That patch of bush is gone, and so are the birds’: a scientist reacts to the State of the Environment report
There are 94 million craters on Mars. Scientists found the one this meteorite called home
There's Trouble Bubbling Up in Newly Formed Alaskan Lakes, And Scientists Are Worried
This coral reef resurrected itself — and showed scientists how to replicate it
Thousands of giant crabs amass off Australia’s coast. Scientists need your help to understand it
Thousands of new virus transmissions from bats projected due to climate change, scientists forecast
Trevor McDougall wins $250,000 science prize for researching ‘thermal flywheel’ of climate system
‘The ultimate invader’: high-tech tool promises scientists an edge over the cane toad scourge
UW alumnus and Diné scientist co-finds Project Enable, a new Navajo-English dictionary for scientific terms
Vaccines are no match for long Covid. Treating it is science’s next great challenge
Wax worm saliva rapidly breaks down plastic bags, scientists discover
We cannot adapt our way out of climate crisis, warns leading scientist
We Thought These Animals Were Silent. Scientists Just Found Their Voices
Wearing shoes in the house is just plain gross. The verdict from scientists who study indoor contaminants
What NZ scientists just revealed about Tonga’s devastating tsunami, one year on
Why Being Anti-Science Is Now Part Of Many Rural Americans’ Identity
Why I’m righting the wrongs of my early research and sharing my scientific data with local communities
Why This Computer Scientist Says All Cryptocurrency Should “Die in a Fire”
Wildfire Smoke Stands to Deplete The Ozone Layer, Scientists Warn
Will Steffen, ‘courageous’ climate scientist, dies in Canberra aged 75
Yes, Putin and Russia are fascist – a political scientist shows how they meet the textbook definition
Yet another scientific body has debunked bitemark analysis. The courts still won't care.
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