How to improve your memory, a deep-space mystery and the origins of air pollution

July 29, 2019

The Academy’s Curious project continues to inform and inspire with engaging video and written content designed for social media.

Here are some highlights from our growing catalogue of science stories.

Scientists from CSIRO pinpointed the origin of an astronomical mystery. Research from the ASKAP radio telescope in Western Australia has provided clues about ‘fast radio bursts’ (FRBs).

In the wake of the 2019 flu season, this short video reminded us of the importance of yearly vaccinations.

As we celebrated the 50-year anniversary of Apollo 11, the Academy highlighted the contributions of Aussie scientists.

And finally, what does science have to say about improving your memory?

The Academy’s science writers tackled topics ranging from meningococcal disease to Neanderthal teeth gunk and air pollution.

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