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How does the crested pigeon make their mysterious alarm sound?
Scientist have solved the mystery of how crested pigeons create an alarm without using their voice to prompt other birds to flee danger. New research from The Australian National University has for the first time discovered the crested pigeon uses a modified feather to sound the alarm.
Grand Challenges Scheme: Your health in your hands
The research project, which aims to revolutionise personalised medicine through wearable sensor technologies such as bracelets, will receive up to $10 million as the inaugural winner of the ANU Grand Challenges Scheme. The five-year project promises to help clinicians detect diseases in people much earlier than is currently possible and better manage their conditions.
Hugh White on “Australia in the New Asia: Without America”
ANU Science on Location: Warramunga Seismic Station
The Warramunga Seismic and Infrasound Research Station is located approximately 50km south of Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory. Here, where the earth is quiet, researchers detect movement from nuclear blasts and earthquakes. Data from the station is fed in real time back to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization in Vienna.