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How Mark Oliphant worked on the Manhattan Project

Anyone familiar with nuclear weapons will know that the ‘Manhattan Project’ was the codename for the then-secret operation to create working atomic weapons. Mark...

Bashar Ibrahim: The scientist researching the microbiology

Bashar Ibrahim was an initial researched in the 2010 outbreak of SARS in China and MERS in the Middle East, and was on the...

Why have crocodiles survived so long?

Crocodiles are commonly referred to as ‘the last living dinosaurs’ since they are massive reptiles that survived the extinction event that destroyed all the...

The contribution of Australian scientist Howard Florey

Howard Florey was born in 1898 and died in 1968. He was a famous Australian scientist who specialised in pathology and pharmacology. He famously...

Science of the Great Barrier Reef

While the Great Barrier Reef is extraordinarily beautiful and one of Australia’s most magnificent natural landmarks, it is also extremely delicate. Over the decades,...

Science of saving cuddly koala bears

Most Australians and people around the world who have seen them absolutely love koalas. These gentle, unassuming creatures are a favourite with tourists due...

What happened to Tasmanian tigers?

Tasmanian tigers, also known by their technical classification thylacine, were once the world’s largest carnivore that also happened to be a marsupial. They famously...

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How Mark Oliphant worked on the Manhattan Project

Anyone familiar with nuclear weapons will know that the ‘Manhattan Project’ was the codename for the then-secret operation to create working atomic weapons. Mark...

Mobile App Usage Grew 40% in Q2 2020 to Hit an All Time High of 200 Billion Hours: App Annie

Mobile app usage reportedly increased dramatically at the peak of the COVID-19 lockdown worldwide. With people largely staying indoors because of the pandemic, time spent on mobile...

Gboard Might Soon Get Google Lens Shortcut, System Default Theme and More

Having just added support for Andriod 11’s Emoji 13.0 characters, Google’s Gboard app is apparently prepping some more changes. The app might soon get a toggle...

Android 10 Had the Fastest Adoption Rate, All Thanks to Google’s Seamless Update Efforts

Google hasn’t officially shared the Android distribution numbers for months. You can install Android Studio to get a peek at the latest updated numbers....

Mozilla Suspends ‘Firefox Send’ File-Sharing Service to Address Malware Concerns

Mozilla has temporarily suspended its Firefox Send file transfer service after cyber-security professionals reported several instances of abuse by organized malware operators. The organization confirmed the development...
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