Corri Minarelli

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Fact check: Are 75pc of Australia's living species unknown?

Australia may be known for its unique plants and animals, but how many do we actually know about?<p>Jo Harding is the manager of Bush Blitz, a program …

Oceans need saving before science is nailed

Don’t just gather data, do something. Scientists need to stop using a lack of knowledge as an excuse for not doing more to protect threatened …

Why are the media so obsessed with female scientists' appearance?

The Observer has an interview with Susan Greenfield this weekend. There are lots of questions it might prompt. Why, for example, has she still not answered Dorothy Bishop’s 2011 question about cause preceding effect when it comes to comments about autism, ADHD and internet use? Is the climate …

Where Will The World's Water Conflicts Erupt? [Infographic]

A heatmap of war over water<p><i>Click here to see a larger version of this infographic.</i><p>As the climate shifts, rivers will both flood and dry up more often, according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Shortages are especially likely in parts of the world already …

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The Technologies Climate Scientists Say We'll Need to Survive Global Warming

Hundreds of the world's best climatologists say this is the tech we'll need to embrace to adapt to an increasingly hellish planet.<p>A weather-mapping satellite in the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. Image: Wikimedia<p>Hundreds of the world's best scientists have once again affirmed that …

Climate change report 'should jolt people into action' says IPCC chief

The head of the United Nations climate panel said he hoped its report on the rising threat of climate change would “jolt people into action”.<p>The report, released on Monday, is a 2,600-page catalogue of the risks to life and livelihood from climate change – now and in the future.<p>Rajendra Pachauri, …

Deep sea creatures shed light on the future of medical imaging

In July, a team of scientists organised by the American Museum of Natural History will dive 300 metres below the Atlantic Ocean's surface about 160km off the coast of New England. Among their goals: to find bioluminescent creatures – such as the dinoflagellates that make their own light, causing …

Methane-spewing microbe blamed in Earth's worst mass extinction | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sometimes bad things come in small packages.<p>A fossil of a trilobite, a horsecrab-like creature that thrived in the seas for hundreds of millions of years before becoming one of many kinds of animals wiped out in a mass extinction that befell the planet 252 million years ago, …

When we talk about gender imbalance in the media, it’s not just about women being generally underrepresented compared to men–it’s also about what topics they’re covering. Are women’s voices present in the media conversations around the full range of important issue areas of the day, or are they still siloed into certain ...

When we talk about gender imbalance in the media, it’s not just about women being generally underrepresented compared to men–it’s also about what …

Science at Bedtime – Uncertain Principles Archive

“Daddy? How do you make water?”<p>“You mean, what is it made of?”<p>“Yeah, what’s water made of?”<p>“Hydrogen and oxygen.”<p>“Oh. And what’s hydrogen and oxygen?”<p>…

Care about the future of science? Be visible.

Scientists need to go beyond sharing science. We need to share our stories.<p><b>Lee este blog en Español</b><b>.</b><p>‘I am the girl that tweeted you’<p>Elena found me on …

The motherhood effect: Cooper Munroe & Emily McKhann at TEDxSetonHillUniversity

The Best Time to Write and Get Ideas, According to Science

What does your ideal day look like? Would you believe there’s a scientifically correct answer to the question?<p>Research into the human body—its …

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Does Diversity On Research Team Improve Quality Of Science?

As science becomes more diverse, scientific collaborators are growing more diverse, too. New research exploring the effect of this change suggests the diversity of the teams that produce scientific research play a big role in how successful the science turns out to be.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, …

Beautiful Science at the British Library – in pictures

A new exhibition at the British Library in London celebrates the ability of a gorgeous graphic to tell the story of data, revealing an important truth about our world. Beautiful Science: Picturing Data, Inspiring Insight – which runs from 20 February to 26 May – explores how scientific maps and …

The dangerous, beautiful life of a Lego minifig photographer

UK-based photographer Andrew Whyte specializes in dramatic light art and long exposures of the night sky, but some of his most striking work involves helping an inch-high fellow photographer get a good shot. For over a year, Whyte has been shooting what he calls the "Legography" series, starring a …

#theLIST: Oscars 2014: The 10 Best Dressed

BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.<p>BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.

2014 Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display Sunday night for the opening round of Rio de Janeiro’s exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew, even by local standards.<p>The Carnival competition sees the city’s top samba groups, or schools, parade in the Sambadrome, each …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

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More Fantastical Photos of a Dreamlike World by Oleg Oprisco

Ukraine-based fine art photographer Oleg Oprisco has continued to produce beautifully imaginative and emotive portraits since the last time we wrote about him. His imaginative photographs–featuring mysterious young women, fantastical props, and hazy, dreamy colors–evoke a strong sense of …

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