Archive for posts tagged with 'science'

Jon Hamm

Health & Fitness

Why hot guys are jerks

You’re not imagining things — a new study has proven that hot guys are more likely to be selfish jerks. A study…

Scientists agree that we all deserve a sleep in

Health & Fitness

Scientists agree that we all deserve a sleep in

Have trouble getting up for work in the morning? Do you drink more caffeine than is strictly recommended? You’re…

Exercise

Health & Fitness

Does thinking about exercise make you stronger?

Good news for those of us with an active imagination and an aversion to the gym — it turns out just thinking about…

Looking for love

Brisbane Extra

Looking for love

Is romance a science, or is finding your true love just good luck? Do you believe in a love at first sight? (Cue the…

Coffee beans

Health & Fitness

Zero-caf coffee beans could boom in Queensland

It could soon be possible for Queensland producers to grow premium-quality caffeine-free coffee, tea and cocoa,…

Why does bacon smell good?

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Why does bacon smell good?

Finally, scientists have explained one of our most confounding mysteries — why does fried bacon smell so good? The video…

TOP 5 Mythbuster moments

Brisbane Top 20

TOP 5 Mythbuster moments

To celebrate the upcoming Mythbusters: Behind the Myths tour, here are our top five Mythbusters moments! 1. Creamer…

Scientists find the answers from nature

Brisbane Extra

Scientists find the answers from nature

By observing nature, scientists find answers for many human problems and inventions… A young Isaac Newton is…

The Science of Doctor Who

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The Science of Doctor Who

"Join us on this amazing journey through space and time as comedian Rob Lloyd, and his crew of scientists, explore the…

Bid to use hair chemical to fight fat

Health & Fitness

Bid to use hair chemical to fight fat

It sounds like a harebrained scheme, but scientists studying baldness have come up with an idea for a cream that…

FameLab – science on stage!

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FameLab – science on stage!

Lights! Camera! Science! Passionate Aussie scientists are in the spotlight talking science. No jargon, no lab coats –…

University of Queensland scientists identify global warming microbe

Brisbane Extra

University of Queensland scientists identify global warming microbe

Researchers from the University of Queensland have discovered a new methane-producing microbe that has significant…

Caving and mine mapping technology to help solve crimes

Brisbane Extra

Caving and mine mapping technology to help solve crimes

Queensland police will be the first in the world to use technology originally designed for caving and mine mapping to…

Become a teacher – shape our future

Brisbane Extra

Become a teacher – shape our future

If you’re thinking of a career change this year, consider becoming a teacher and help shape our State’s future. If you…

New breast cancer research will improve diagnosis and treatment

Health & Fitness

New breast cancer research will improve diagnosis and treatment

Women under 50 with breast cancer are more likely to develop secondary cancer in the liver or gynaecological organs a ne…

Exciting electricity- Bracken Ridge

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Exciting electricity- Bracken Ridge

Become a scientist instead of just reading about them. Explore the transformation of energy, including potential,…

Street Science at Zillmere Library

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Street Science at Zillmere Library

Join Science Steve and his street science team as they present a range of workshops and performances at Brisbane City…

Street Science Workshop

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Street Science Workshop

Join Science Steve and his street science team as they present a range of workshops and performances at Brisbane City…