Posts tagged with Biology

  1. Hiccups! Does your body think you’re a frog?

    In 1922, a hog fell on Charles Osborne. Initially he seemed unscathed under the weight of the 160kg boar, however, for the next 68 years Charles …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/09/28/hiccups-does-your-body-think-youre-a-frog

  2. Say Cheese! – Our Friend the Axolotl

    Growing up in Australia it’s not uncommon to have a family pet or two, though my experience was definitely more akin to zoo. Amongst the cats, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/09/27/say-cheese-our-friend-the-axolotl

  3. The Moon Has Been Invaded – But Not By What You Think

    Were you thinking of humans or aliens? If you were – you couldn’t be further from the truth. The moon has been invaded by little creatures …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/09/26/the-moon-has-been-invaded-but-not-by-what-you-think

  4. My twin from another mother

    (ik631, Flickr, 2012) The German word doppelgänger literally translates to “double-walker”, and according to ancient mythology it refers to someone who is an exact duplicate of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/09/24/my-twin-from-another-mother

  5. Why do we freeze when experiencing extreme horror?

    Have you ever frozen when you experience something horrifying? Your feet cannot lift and your mouth won’t talk. It’s like your body is playing dead. This …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/09/24/why-do-we-freeze-when-experiencing-extreme-horror

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