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There are thousands of different types of ants. Take a look at some of their similarities and differences. Also explains how ants live in colonies, share food and protect each ...

There are thousands of different types of ants. Take a look at some of their similarities and differences. Also explains how ants live in colonies, share food and protect each other.

Behind The News explains what the Great Barrier Reef is and reveals the three main threats to one of the seven wonders of the natural world: storms, crown of thorns starfish, ...

Behind The News explains what the Great Barrier Reef is and reveals the three main threats to one of the seven wonders of the natural world: storms, crown of thorns starfish, and the global warming responsible for coral bleaching.

Pretend you're a politician weighing up the environmental risks and advantages of mining processing natural resources in a vulnerable environment, as Behind The News ...

Pretend you're a politician weighing up the environmental risks and advantages of mining processing natural resources in a vulnerable environment, as Behind The News investigates the debate about Queensland's Curtis Island gas processing plant.

University of Melbourne ecologist Tina Bell examines the disastrous effects of bushfires in Australia and what fuels them, but also why they're also an essential part of the ...

University of Melbourne ecologist Tina Bell examines the disastrous effects of bushfires in Australia and what fuels them, but also why they're also an essential part of the ecology.

The Queensland University of Technology's Laura Gregory describes some of the different bones in the human body, how they fuse together as we grow up, the relationship between ...

The Queensland University of Technology's Laura Gregory describes some of the different bones in the human body, how they fuse together as we grow up, the relationship between calcium and collagen, and the differences between male and female skulls.

Gymnastics South Australia's Andrew Cordery explains the differences between different types of gymnastics, and some of the principles of physics involved, including gravity, ...

Gymnastics South Australia's Andrew Cordery explains the differences between different types of gymnastics, and some of the principles of physics involved, including gravity, momentum and torque.

Behind The News launches their #BehindYou antibullying campaign, and takes a class through some roleplaying situations encouraging students to intervene when children are ...

Behind The News launches their #BehindYou antibullying campaign, and takes a class through some roleplaying situations encouraging students to intervene when children are being harassed at school or online.

Behind The News explains what freerange pig farming is and why some groups think getting rid of gestation stalls are better for the animals.

Behind The News explains what freerange pig farming is and why some groups think getting rid of gestation stalls are better for the animals.

Behind The News explains how radio telescopes work, how they are used to better understand the universe, and why Australia wants to build a Square Kilometre Array telescope.

Behind The News explains how radio telescopes work, how they are used to better understand the universe, and why Australia wants to build a Square Kilometre Array telescope.

Junior scientist Carrick reveals what's inside a computer when he 'dissects' it, describing the components of the PC, including the motherboard, CPU, RAM, and hard drive.

Junior scientist Carrick reveals what's inside a computer when he 'dissects' it, describing the components of the PC, including the motherboard, CPU, RAM, and hard drive.

Kellyn Morris visits a marae in New Zealand/Aotearoa, where she learns traditional Maori greetings and cooking methods, and see the hot springs and geysers.

Kellyn Morris visits a marae in New Zealand/Aotearoa, where she learns traditional Maori greetings and cooking methods, and see the hot springs and geysers.

A kid's guide to how the space race unfolded, plus a look at the relative sizes of planets - using fruit!

A kid's guide to how the space race unfolded, plus a look at the relative sizes of planets - using fruit!

Natalie Hunter learns about the horns and antlers some animals have, the different species that have them, what they're made of and what they're used for.

Natalie Hunter learns about the horns and antlers some animals have, the different species that have them, what they're made of and what they're used for.

Visit a camel farm and find out more about these fascinating animals.

Visit a camel farm and find out more about these fascinating animals.

Following emergency landings with Airbus A380s and Boeing 747s, Behind The News explains why airlines ground their aircraft and how companies are affected by such problems.

Following emergency landings with Airbus A380s and Boeing 747s, Behind The News explains why airlines ground their aircraft and how companies are affected by such problems.

Sarah Larsen describes the history of Australia's gold rush in the 19th century, learns why miners sometimes abandon gold mines, and reveals why companies are exploring old ...

Sarah Larsen describes the history of Australia's gold rush in the 19th century, learns why miners sometimes abandon gold mines, and reveals why companies are exploring old mining sites.

Scott prepares to jump in and swim with the king of apex predators the great white shark! He first talks to Captain Andrew Wright who assures Scott there'll be a big cage ...

Scott prepares to jump in and swim with the king of apex predators the great white shark! He first talks to Captain Andrew Wright who assures Scott there'll be a big cage around him. There's a long boat ride to get to the place, so it gives our lad plenty of time to think about what awaits him, and a handful of other brave divers on this day. Follow that fin to part 2!

BTN visits Vanuatu as they recover from one of the worst natural disasters in the pacific. Find out about the damage caused and how it is affecting everyday life on the island.

BTN visits Vanuatu as they recover from one of the worst natural disasters in the pacific. Find out about the damage caused and how it is affecting everyday life on the island.

Everyone has different tastes in music so it's hard to narrow down one genre as the most influential, but scientists have attempted to do that by analysing US music charts ...

Everyone has different tastes in music so it's hard to narrow down one genre as the most influential, but scientists have attempted to do that by analysing US music charts from 1960 to 2010. During that time, they've determined that no other genre of music has been as influential as hiphop in changing the landscape of music and impacting all sorts of artists. Hear more about their findings and meet some hiphop fans who explain why the music means so much to them.

University of Queensland food scientist Joel Gilmore uses a sousvide machine to cook an egg exactly the way he likes it, and explains the denaturing processes that transform ...

University of Queensland food scientist Joel Gilmore uses a sousvide machine to cook an egg exactly the way he likes it, and explains the denaturing processes that transform the food.

Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in 2010 affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in 2010 affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

The Royal Flying Doctors Service's Andrew Kilcross reveals how they travel around Australia in a fleet of 61 planes to provide emergency care and medical advice in rural and ...

The Royal Flying Doctors Service's Andrew Kilcross reveals how they travel around Australia in a fleet of 61 planes to provide emergency care and medical advice in rural and remote areas.

Scope's Rob Bell explains how we regulate our own body temperature, and junior scientist Jess demonstrates how to monitor changes to your temperature during the day.

Scope's Rob Bell explains how we regulate our own body temperature, and junior scientist Jess demonstrates how to monitor changes to your temperature during the day.

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