Fur seal and sea lion differences
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Fur seal and sea lion differences

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Alex Battye learns to tell the difference between sea lions and fur seals at Sea Life Sunshine Coast.

Alex Battye learns to tell the difference between sea lions and fur seals at Sea Life Sunshine Coast.

Aboriginal kids learn opera
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Aboriginal kids learn opera

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Behind The News meets 20 Indigenous kids from Broken Hill who are learning to sing and write opera music with the Short Black Opera Company.

Behind The News meets 20 Indigenous kids from Broken Hill who are learning to sing and write opera music with the Short Black Opera Company.

Camel and goldfish myths busted
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Camel and goldfish myths busted

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Ella Germein reveals that two popular cliches about animals are untrue, what camel humps are actually for, and how good a goldfish's memory really is.

Ella Germein reveals that two popular cliches about animals are untrue, what camel humps are actually for, and how good a goldfish's memory really is.

Getting into wakeskating
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Getting into wakeskating

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Alex Battye tries his hand at wakeskating for the first time at Bli Bli Water Sports Complex.

Alex Battye tries his hand at wakeskating for the first time at Bli Bli Water Sports Complex.

Shapes and engineering a roadway
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Shapes and engineering a roadway

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Road engineer Ben Champion describes the shapes that are used to construct a road, arches and triangles.

Road engineer Ben Champion describes the shapes that are used to construct a road, arches and triangles.

Metamorphosis and amphibians
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Metamorphosis and amphibians

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Melbourne Zoo's Raelene Hobbs explains how animals such as amphibians undergo a process of metamorphosis as part of their life cycle.

Melbourne Zoo's Raelene Hobbs explains how animals such as amphibians undergo a process of metamorphosis as part of their life cycle.

Observing Ramadan
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Observing Ramadan

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When Muslims participate in the holy month of Ramadan, they fast from sunrise to sundown and spend a lot of time praying and studying their holy book. We meet a couple of kids ...

When Muslims participate in the holy month of Ramadan, they fast from sunrise to sundown and spend a lot of time praying and studying their holy book. We meet a couple of kids who participate and they tell us what it means to them and why it's an important part of their religion.

Virtual reality cell breakthrough
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Virtual reality cell breakthrough

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Cancer cells are really small; like microscopically small! So how do you get a good look inside one Virtually of course. Professor Rob Parton from the University of Queensland ...

Cancer cells are really small; like microscopically small! So how do you get a good look inside one Virtually of course. Professor Rob Parton from the University of Queensland explains how he's able to explore these medical wonders in 3D virtual reality.

How to deal with crooked teeth
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How to deal with crooked teeth

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Tenyearold Izzy enters the Ouch Mobile to query Xand about her wayward chomper! It's sticking out inside her mouth in a wonky way, and the doctor explains that often the space ...

Tenyearold Izzy enters the Ouch Mobile to query Xand about her wayward chomper! It's sticking out inside her mouth in a wonky way, and the doctor explains that often the space just becomes too crowded to handle all the teeth growing in there. So it's trying to claim a position among Izzy's many baby teeth she still has. Possibly as the baby teeth are pushed out there may not be a problem. Xand does predict that in all likelihood, the lass will need braces to correct positioning and bring that sm

How paramedics deliver pain control
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How paramedics deliver pain control

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Xand is on call with paramedic Jan Vann, racing to the scene where a man has fallen in the garden and has blurred vision. When they get there, 'Peter' falls down again right ...

Xand is on call with paramedic Jan Vann, racing to the scene where a man has fallen in the garden and has blurred vision. When they get there, 'Peter' falls down again right in front of them. It helps that he's laughing! Jan examines him and within this half hour, his sight's returned and he's pretty much back to normal. Lucky that emergency services are so prompt and that he's going to hospital for observation. this was a mini stroke, which predisposes Peter to have a bigger and scarier episode

What is kawasaki disease?
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What is kawasaki disease?

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Time to visit Xand in the Ouch Mobile, and eightyearold Eliot wants to know more about his Kawasaki Disease. He shows his palm, on which the skin looks rough and yellowed. ...

Time to visit Xand in the Ouch Mobile, and eightyearold Eliot wants to know more about his Kawasaki Disease. He shows his palm, on which the skin looks rough and yellowed. That's because it contains keratin, and the skin cells are dying faster than on the average person. This sweet, bright little boy asks the doctor how long it will last. The answer is a positive one, as in the long term, Kawasaki Disease usually clears up!

What trees have to do with surfing
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What trees have to do with surfing

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Duane talks to the proud owner of a 1946 Woody, and finds out the historical reason for this allwood classic. They hit the beach to meet a master surfboard shaper who swears ...

Duane talks to the proud owner of a 1946 Woody, and finds out the historical reason for this allwood classic. They hit the beach to meet a master surfboard shaper who swears by the most ecofriendly material wood. More surprising history reveals the ancient Hawaiians as great surfers!

Growing algae that makes omega-3
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Growing algae that makes omega-3

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Algae is found everywhere because nitrogen phosphate and oxygen are all that is needed for them to grow. Now scientists are growing a certain type of algae that is rich in ...

Algae is found everywhere because nitrogen phosphate and oxygen are all that is needed for them to grow. Now scientists are growing a certain type of algae that is rich in healthy Omega3.

Why do bearded dragons change colour?
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Why do bearded dragons change colour?

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Bearded dragons change colours now scientists can determine the reason for the colour change. Is temperature one of the reasons dragon beards change colour

Bearded dragons change colours now scientists can determine the reason for the colour change. Is temperature one of the reasons dragon beards change colour

The art of topiary
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The art of topiary

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Here is an insight into the art of topiary. Green thumbs turn sculptors as they simply snip a hedge, or try some geometric, or abstract foliage forms. We're shown the secret ...

Here is an insight into the art of topiary. Green thumbs turn sculptors as they simply snip a hedge, or try some geometric, or abstract foliage forms. We're shown the secret way to shape a large animal from giraffe to 'Leafosaurus'! Topiary provides an enchantingly diverting stroll through the park.

What your shoes say about you
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What your shoes say about you

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Researchers are using technology to determine the best shape of running shoes for individuals. They can increase shoe longevity by looking at a runner's height, weight, ...

Researchers are using technology to determine the best shape of running shoes for individuals. They can increase shoe longevity by looking at a runner's height, weight, recovery rate, training regime and distance covered during exercise.

Treating dog behavioural problems
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Treating dog behavioural problems

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Kellyn talks to an animal behaviourist, to try and figure out what our pet dogs are thinking and doing, when we're out! We learn that between problem barkers and those with ...

Kellyn talks to an animal behaviourist, to try and figure out what our pet dogs are thinking and doing, when we're out! We learn that between problem barkers and those with separation anxiety, we should keep our best friends busy and give them environmental enrichment in their lives.

Welcome to 'weed power'
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Welcome to 'weed power'

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Some weeds can actually be used to make fuel because they produce more sugar and grow faster than other plants.

Some weeds can actually be used to make fuel because they produce more sugar and grow faster than other plants.