Primary school students have been included in the Eureka! programme for the first time.
An archaeologist studying musical horns from Iron Age Ireland has found that musical traditions thought to be long dead are alive and well in south India.
Open Education resource creators from around New Zealand are encouraging learning that’s not limited by geography.
Primary Science Week 2016 runs from 16 May - today! - through to the 20th, and the focus this year is on soil science.
Teachers know it’s all about the nurture over the nature when it comes to educational attainment, but scientists from the University of Queensland have identified 74 genes that may also play a role. That definitely doesn’t mean that educational attainment is something we’re born with, says Professor Visscher, one of the authors of the study. Genes are a tiny piece of the puzzle, he says, but one that shouldn’t be ignored.
From Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, new research has been able to determine that ants really do use their ‘feelers’ – more properly called antennae – to feel, and that it’s a two-way street.
An innovative genome mapping project is aiming to protect the fragile kākāpō species from itself.
A new study concludes that rosy cheeks may not be the sign of hearty good health we thought it was - in fact, it may be an indicator of increased dementia risk in later life.