Perth's common ibis perform an elegant exercise in precision while flying. They follow a V-shaped flight which demands least energy for long distances. They flap their wings at the same time and glide together. They have long necks and sickle-shaped beaks stretched before them.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Prof. Shy Arkin affirmed lately that as many as 32 of the European Research Council (ERC)'s 287 main five-year scientific grants to young scientists across the globe were given to Israeli researchers this year.
With the contributions of Rosalind Franklin, a British biophysicist and x-ray crystallographer, the structure of DNA was discovered as deoxyribonucleic acid.
But it was her bad luck that she missed the opportunity of getting the Nobel Prize.
Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg said the community's work with authorities has resulted in the new Moura Hospital. The facility was initially proposed to be closed by the Central Queensland Health and Hospital Board, but it later on devised a new model after receiving consultations from a community group.
A young boy was attacked by a wild pig in Far North Queensland that has led to denounce recent cuts to feral animal research. The 10-year-old Ashton Davenport boy was bored by a bite in the neck. He is currently under recovery.
The boy was attacked by the pig while he was playing with a mate on the beach near his home at Wonga Beach, north of Cairns.
According to new figures released by the National Health Performance Authority, less than one in four hospitals were found to meet their targets to treat emergency patients within four hours in the first three months of this year.
The figures showed that only six of 28 hospitals in Victoria met the target of treating 75% patients within four hours.