平特王日报

  • Image of crown-of-thorns starfish larvae taken under a florescence microscope.

    Reef pest feasts on 鈥榮ea sawdust鈥

    Researchers have uncovered an under the sea phenomenon where coral-destroying crown-of-thorns starfish larvae have been feasting on blue-green algae bacteria known as 鈥榮ea sawdust鈥.

    18 July 2024
  • A microscopic view of bacteria cells

    Respiratory bacteria 鈥榯urns off鈥 immune system to survive

    Researchers from 平特王日报 have identified how a common bacterium is able to manipulate the human immune system during respiratory infections and cause persistent illness.

    12 July 2024
  • A new coloured ESA/Hubble image of Omega Centauri showing location of black hole. Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, M. H盲berle (MPIA)

    Astronomers amazed by black hole discovery

    A massive black hole 鈥 about 20,000 times the size of the sun 鈥 has been confirmed as the closest to our solar system by an international study involving 平特王日报researchers.

    11 July 2024
An aerial photo of a pod of whales in dark blue water, with part of a rainbow visible.

UQ-led research has found migrating humpback whales off Australia鈥檚 east coast became less stressed over the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

5 July 2024
Two people on a dock collecting water samples with a boat and brown river behind them.

A unique method of monitoring river health has uncovered an army of tiny organisms fighting to protect the Brisbane River.

28 June 2024
A photo showing an antibiotic drip on a stand in the foreground, with the corridor of a hospital in the blurred background.

Changing the way antibiotics are given to adult patients with sepsis will save thousands of lives a year globally, according to research by 平特王日报and The George Institute for Global Health.

13 June 2024
Crown-of-thorns starfish covering coral on Great Barrier Reef.

Scientists are one step closer to combatting coral-destroying crown-of-thorns starfish, following a University of Queensland study into the pest鈥檚 genetics.

15 May 2024
An aerial photo of turquoise and darker blue water around an area of the Great Barrier Reef.

平特王日报researchers have received $3.6 million from the Federal and Queensland governments to improve water quality monitoring in Great Barrier Reef catchments.

8 May 2024
Man clutching heart

Forty-five per cent of patients admitted to hospital for atrial fibrillation (AF) in Australia and New Zealand die within a decade, according to University of Queensland research.

30 April 2024
An illustration of several large raptor dinosaurs roaming on a plain.

Scientists have discovered the tracks of a 5 metre-long raptor dinosaur, challenging what was previously known about the species鈥 size range.

26 April 2024
A human hand holding a small earless dragon

Remote cameras and conservation dogs will be deployed as part of a University of Queensland research project aiming to conserve four threatened Queensland reptile species.

12 April 2024
A slice of a 3D map of the universe showing Earth at its centre.

An international team of researchers has created the world's largest and most detailed 3D map of the universe 鈥 measuring the expansion of the cosmos over the past 11 billion years.

5 April 2024
A four wheeled rover with an excavator attachment on a sandy field

A team of aspiring students from 平特王日报 has won a share in honours in an international space competition.

3 April 2024
A goanna eating a black snake.

A University of Queensland-led study has shed light on how some lizards have evolved to resist deadly neurotoxins from Australia鈥檚 most venomous snakes.

26 March 2024
a man stands in water holding a plastic container

平特王日报researchers estimate there could be up to 7000 tonnes of microplastics polluting vital ecosystems in Brisbane鈥檚 Moreton Bay.

25 March 2024
Dark coloured beetle covered in white hairs sitting on green leaf. Image: James Tweed.

A researcher from 平特王日报 has discovered a remarkable new genus of fluffy longhorn beetle while camping within rainforest in the Gold Coast hinterland.

21 March 2024
A closeup of a young women in different images clutching various body parts shaded red to indicate pain.

平特王日报researchers have discovered how the 鈥榦n-switch鈥 for the body鈥檚 inflammation machinery can get stuck and cause rare genetic inflammatory diseases.

19 March 2024
An image showing the head and some of the body of a large snake on green grass at night.

A team of scientists on location with a film crew in the remote Amazon has uncovered a previously undocumented species of giant anaconda.

20 February 2024