University of the Sunshine Coast
Research out of Australia's University of the Sunshine Coast
For a team of scientists in Australia, a recent research project hasn't quite gone to plan, with a group of tagged magpies promptly removing each other's tracking devices in a previously unsighted display of altruism.
As is the case with other types of livestock farming, antibiotics are widely used in aquaculture to prevent disease. There may soon be a healthier and more eco-friendly alternative though, in the form of seaweed added to existing fish food.
The notion of using ketamine as an anti-depressant is gathering steam, and a new study has shown how this might work in practice, with chronic suicidality sufferers offered rapid relief through oral administration of the drug in clinical settings.
The University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, is on a mission to become completely carbon neutral by 2025, and a huge early addition to its energy systems is boding well for these lofty ambitions.