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Listen up - a deep focus on music has healing charms

New research reveals people who focus deeply on music can have strong emotional reactions – across the full range of emotions – that can have significant therapeutic benefits. James Cook University psychology lecturer Dr Amanda Krause led the study...
Mon, 13 Nov 2023 22:26:47 GMT - www.bursar.live

Defence data underpins new underwater map

20 October 2023 Defence's Australian Hydrographic Office (AHO) is a key data contributor to the newly launched Australian Bathymetry and Topography Grid, which maps Australia's underwater landscape. This new map is the result of a collaborative...
Mon, 13 Nov 2023 22:26:47 GMT - Department of Defence

Mysterious 'mermaid globster' washes up in Papua New Guinea - and experts say it's 'anyone's guess' what it is

The decayed remains of a creature washed up on a beach in Papua New Guinea It could be a pilot whale, dolphin, sea cow or even a shark, according to experts This mysterious creature – dubbed a 'mermaid globster'– caused quite the stir when it washed...
Mon, 13 Nov 2023 22:26:47 GMT - Daily Mail Australia

Gorman wants ‘best minds' working for the public service

October 28, 2023 Assistant public service minister Patrick Gorman has called for Australia's best minds to join the public service. Speaking on ABC radio, Gorman was asked whether the public service was having a staffing crisis. The assistant...
Mon, 13 Nov 2023 22:26:47 GMT - The Mandarin

Amphibian apocalypse

Two out of every five amphibian species are threatened with extinction according to a global study published in the scientific journal Nature. The study, Ongoing declines for the world’s amphibians in the face of emerging threats, shows the continuing...
Mon, 13 Nov 2023 22:26:47 GMT - Open Forum