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Australia Science News API

Get the live top science headlines from Australia with our JSON API.

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API Demonstration

This example demonstrates the HTTP request to make and the JSON response you will receive when you use the news api to get the top headlines from Australia.

GET
https://gnews.io/api/v4/top-headlines?country=au&category=science&apikey=API_KEY
{
    "totalArticles": 23432,
    "articles": [
        {
            "title": "Squids’ Birthday Influences Mating",
            "description": "Spear squid. Native to the western Pacific Ocean along the coast of Asia, the spear squid only lives for a year and is a popular food in Japan. ©",
            "content": "The day a male spear squid hatches determines which mating tactic he will use throughout his life, according to new research. Spear squid (Heterololigo bleekeri) that hatch earlier in the season become “consorts” which fight for mating opportunities.... [4601 chars]",
            "url": "https://www.nationaltribune.com.au/squids-birthday-influences-mating/",
            "image": "https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400239246.jpg",
            "publishedAt": "2024-04-23T23:08:32Z",
            "source": {
                "name": "The National Tribune",
                "url": "https://www.nationaltribune.com.au"
            }
        },
        {
            "title": "Ancient, 30-foot ancestor of great white shark unearthed in Mexico quarry",
            "description": "\"Exceptionally preserved\" fossils of an ancient shark that lived alongside the dinosaurs has finally revealed what the predator looked like — and why it may have gone extinct.",
            "content": "Complete fossils from an enormous shark that lived alongside the dinosaurs reveal crucial information about this enigmatic predator — including it being an ancient relative of the great white shark.\nThe sharks, from the genus Ptychodus, were first di... [3365 chars]",
            "url": "https://www.livescience.com/animals/sharks/ancient-30-foot-ancestor-of-great-white-shark-unearthed-in-mexico-quarry",
            "image": "https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/anogNpEni5sHKUgziqBuyQ-1200-80.jpg",
            "publishedAt": "2024-04-23T23:01:59Z",
            "source": {
                "name": "Livescience.com",
                "url": "https://www.livescience.com"
            }
        },
        {
            "title": "Voyager 1 transmitting data again after Nasa remotely fixes 46-year-old probe",
            "description": "Engineers spent months working to repair link with Earth’s most distant spacecraft, says space agency",
            "content": "Earth’s most distant spacecraft, Voyager 1, has started communicating properly again with Nasa after engineers worked for months to remotely fix the 46-year-old probe.\nNasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), which makes and operates the agency’s robo... [2627 chars]",
            "url": "https://www.theguardian.com/science/2024/apr/23/voyager-1-transmitting-data-again-after-nasa-remotely-fixes-46-year-old-probe",
            "image": "https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/c3d8cbddab2fb6610c8a164bdbcd20db9d85c09d/61_0_923_554/master/923.jpg?width=1200&height=630&quality=85&auto=format&fit=crop&overlay-align=bottom%2Cleft&overlay-width=100p&overlay-base64=L2ltZy9zdGF0aWMvb3ZlcmxheXMvdGctZGVmYXVsdC5wbmc&enable=upscale&s=5b621373115cd48305d41f6ab1513f64",
            "publishedAt": "2024-04-23T13:36:00Z",
            "source": {
                "name": "The Guardian",
                "url": "https://www.theguardian.com"
            }
        }
    ]
}

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