A monthly column by Clare Watson, who travels around Australia and the world exploring science by participating in studies, visiting research institutes, going on trips with scientists, and a lot more.
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Wild microbes can infect beer with surprising and creative new flavours.
You can find meteorites the old-fashioned way, or you can make modern technology work in your favour.
Climate change, urbanisation and globalisation are changing the risk of mosquito-borne diseases around the world. So how do we keep track of mosquitoes in Australia?
Trash is ruining our beaches. Luckily, there are those who are doing something about it.
The effects of music on the mind and the self shouldn't be underestimated.
Surfboards are proudly customised — now fins can be tailored too, using cutting-edge technology.
At The Big Anxiety Project, art, science and creativity intertwined to calm even the most anxious of hearts.
Looking at the night sky can do more than simply open up a window to the wider universe.
In Costa Rica, protecting endangered sea turtles can be a beautiful experience.
At the Black Dog Institute, in Sydney, Australia, they aim to catch people before they fall. Who wouldn't help out if they had the chance?