Health News: New Type of Contagious Cancer Found in Tasmanian Devils
Dec 31, 2015 Researchers from the University of Tasmania in Australia and the U.K.'s University of Cambridge have discovered a second form of contagious cancer while studying Tasmanian devils. According to the researchers, this type of disease can be transferred through bites.
"I Now Know What Love Is," 'Thor' Actor Chris Hemsworth Opens Up About Fatherhood
Nov 19, 2015 While Chris Hemsworth is widely known for taking on the role of Thor, the actor admitted that he is in need of superhero skills when he is running around and taking care of his three children.
Australian Government Asks Students to Design New National Park Using ‘Minecraft’
Apr 23, 2015 The Australian government has enlisted the help of young "Minecraft" players to design the country's next national park. The project is a competition launched by the local government of Adelaide for primary school students to come up with their best designs using the popular sandbox video game.
Australia Facing Extinction Calamity Due to the Large-Scale Deaths of its Mammals
Feb 13, 2015 Researchers from the Charles Darwin University of Australia warned that the country is in danger of facing an extinction event due to the death of a huge number of mammals. According to the researchers, Australia is the country with the highest death rate for land-based animals. In fact, in a span of 200 years, the country has lost more than 10 percent of its native animals.