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Whale snot is not something you’d think of as a valuable commodity, but in certain corners of the scientific community it’s proving to be just that. The marine mammal’s nasal mucus is rich in DNA, viruses, and bacteria, and it helps researchers to assess the health of certain specimens. Dr Vanessa Pirotta, a marine biologist from Macquarie University in Australia, explains how the experiment is carried out. (Picture: Snot collecting drone flies over humpback whales off Sydney. Credit: Dr Vanessa Pirotta, drone flown by Alastair Smith/Heliguy Scientific)
Geoffrey Rush leaves court after being awarded the largest ever defamation payout to a single person in Australia.
An Australian woman who took a life-sized cardboard cutout of her dead husband to Stonhenge, says it's helped her come to terms with losing him.
Michelle Bourke lost Paul to cancer three years ago.
She said visiting the World Heritage Site had been special and plans to return with "cardboard Paul" in the autumn.
"I stepped off the bus and I just burst into tears, I was overcome with so much emotion," she said.
"Going to Stonehenge just changed my life, I had this amazing experience so we're coming back in September."
The piece of space dust put on a spectacular show in the night sky of South Australia.