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TEDWomen: Vibrations offer new way to track elephants

Image copyright Getty Images Researchers have come up with a new way of tracking elephants, via the vibrations that the animals make. Scientists Dr Beth Mortimer and Prof Tarje Nissen-Meyer discovered that elephants generate vibrations through their normal movements and through vocalisations, known as “rumbles”. These can be measured by techniques usually used for studying […]

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Australian students in mass climate protest

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Protests were organised in 27 places across Australia Thousands of Australian school students have urged greater action on climate change in protests across the country. The students skipped school on Friday to highlight what they say are inadequate climate policies by the Australian government. On Monday, Australian PM Scott Morrison […]