Island ‘undiscovered’ by scientists

An island that was present on international maps and Google Earth has been found not to exist by scientists aboard an Australian Marine National Facility research vessel in the Coral Sea off the North-eastern tip of Australia. 

Slime molds have memory - without a brain

University of Sydney researchers have shown that brainless slime molds can remember where they've been and navigate a maze using excreted chemicals as a memory system.

'Thinking cap' boosts insight through brain stimulation

University of Sydney scientists say they're on the verge of creating an 'electronic thinking cap' - a way of stimulating the brain to provide flashes of insight.