A male proboscis monkey in the wild, famously known for their long, large and droopy noses.

Bigger is better: male proboscis monkeys’ enhanced noses evolved to attract mates

Male proboscis monkeys' nasal cavities evolved to allow them to emit louder and deeper calls to assert their health and dominance and attract females, according to world-first research from ANU.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese

Democracy Sausage: Anthony Albanese on two years in the top job

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese joins Democracy Sausage to reflect on two years in office.

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Dr Jilda Andrews is breathing new life into museum artefacts —illuminating inclusive futures for Indigenous cultural heritage worldwide by exploring the troubled past.

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A new tune in the story of human history: what music tells us about the past

Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour might be the latest chapter in pop history, but looking back into our musical past could also hold important clues about our culture and who we are as humans, according to a new study from The Australian National University (ANU).   

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Why is Australia in Eurovision?

It’s been almost 10 years since Australia was first invited to be a part of the European song contest, and we keep coming back.

Where did the term eshay come from?

This particular piece of Aussie slang seems to have its roots in pig Latin.

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Australia's current approach to preventing extremism is too siloed. Could greater cooperation between agencies prevent further tragedies?

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Earth’s inner core holds the secrets to the planet’s past. But how can scientists analyse something that's impossible to see from the surface?

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