Hunter’s near miss as buffalo charges

Nathan Langer and Ryan Timms were shooting on Sunday, when they began chasing after the buffalo. Territory hunter is charged at by water buffalo during hunting trip. VIDEO: Supplied1:07

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Men, say goodbye to baldness

The research could ultimately put an end to unwanted baldness.

The study used two kinds of cells placed in silicone containers to cultivate “hair follicle germs” -- the sources of the tiny organs that grow and sustain hair.

Led by professor Junji Fukuda at the Yokohama National University, the team managed to cultivate... ( подробнее )

Musk’s truly historic moment

This morning SpaceX launched its monster rocket, the Falcon Heavy on a historical test flight. The rocket is the most powerful in operation today by a factor of two and is designed to one day take supplies to the Moon or even Mars. The last time we launched a rocket this powerful was for the Apollo missions.

Musk himself put the likelihood... ( подробнее )

‘Cloverfield’ crayfish mutant threatens to invade the world

A 10-legged mutant crayfish is on the march throughout the world.

They’re all female. They don’t need males to fertilise their eggs. And they’re proving remarkably resilient and adaptive.

Now they’re threatening the destruction of native freshwater species and the devastation of entire ecosystems.

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Nearby star found to have five planets rich with water

And that dim red dwarf star is relatively close in astronomical terms: just 39 light years away.

This means it and its clutch of rocky worlds are potentially within the reach of current technology to observe their composition.

Four of the planets sit neatly within the star’s ‘Goldilocks zone’, a distance where... ( подробнее )

New tailed 100m year-old spider found

The Sun reports, the eight-legged creepy crawlie is estimated to have scuttled along the forest floors as far back as 100 million years ago.

Scientists found the creature trapped in a piece of amber from the mid-Cretaceous period, and now believe that it’s an entirely new species.

The freaky discovery was made by an international... ( подробнее )

‘Mother lode’ of dinosaur tracks found at NASA site

The tracks of at least 70 mammals and dinosaurs from more than 100 million years ago were found in sandstone on the grounds of the NASA site in Greenbelt, Md.

The amazing discovery, which was described in the journal Scientific Reports this week, was made in 2012 by Ray Stanford, a local dinosaur expert whose wife Sheila works at the NASA... ( подробнее )

‘You would’ve been going to my funeral today’

But recently, a number of snake catchers and venomous snake owners have found themselves in the hospital at an increasing rate — and it has a lot to do with a common misconception.

William Pledger, an experienced snake catcher from Gympie, was recently called to a property in the rural Queensland town to get rid of an eastern brown... ( подробнее )

‘Where they live looks like a shanty town’

In the years since they’ve bred quickly, and there are now an estimated 250 strays roaming less than 10km from some of Sydney’s most exclusive addresses.

The situation has reached crisis point, as most of the cats are struggling to survive in a ‘shanty town’ that some locals say resembles a slum.

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Dreamworld welcomes tiger cubs

It’s a case of “grrrrl power” at the Gold Coast theme park after Bengal tiger mum Nika gave birth to the healthy sister cubs just over a week ago.

The Courier-Mail was given an exclusive sneak peek at Dreamworld’s loveable new “stars in stripes”.

Their birth heralds the first pitter-patter... ( подробнее )