Long-beaked echidna may still survive in Australia

The western long-beaked echidna, believed to have become extinct in Australia thousands of years ago, may still be alive and kicking in parts of the country today.

Psychopaths have poor sense of smell

There may be an easy way to discover whether your boss really is the psychopath you think he is - just ask him to help you choose aftershave.

Earth is 'in the middle of mass extinction'

You may not have noticed, but according to an Australian academic, we're currently in the middle of a mass extinction event comparable to that which killed off the dinosaurs.