Posts by Eliza Keck
Healthier rice is extra nice
Everybody loves rice. Everybody loves to be healthy. We’ve discovered a way to combine those two loves.
How to shoot bees (with a camera)
Ecologist and photographer extraordinaire, James Dorey, shares his beeautiful native bee photos and gives you some sweet tips to snap your own pics.
Is my gut healthy?
Gut health is a hot topic but misinformation spreads faster than gastro in a school. We’re here to set the record straight.
Clean reading: how to spot a fad diet
Our obsession with documenting our pre-masticated pears may inspire some to get creative in the kitchen but unfortunately, it’s also leading others down a destructive path. We've got four tips for sorting the fab diets from the fad diets.
Picture this: snap the sea for science
You can help scientists around the world monitor water quality by simply downloading an app and taking a photo of water when you see it.
New super-powered satellite blasts off
With superpowers including night vision and the ability to see through clouds, NovaSAR-1 has just blasted into orbit around Earth. Australian researchers will soon benefit from this new ‘eye in the sky’.
How much plastic does it take to kill a turtle? Typically just 14 pieces
Is the plastic eaten by turtles actually killing them, or do they just happen to have plastic inside them when they die? If we can estimate how much plastic it takes to kill a turtle, we can start to answer the question of exactly how turtle populations are affected by eating plastic debris.
How to make your garden native bee friendly
Now you’ve got your Guide to Native Bees, it’s time to attract them to your garden!
Dengue fever pitch: virus changes mozzie’s sense of smell
Scientists have discovered that the dengue virus alters mosquito’s sense of smell and changes their breeding behaviour, increasing their range of transmission.
Can you beelieve?! Our guide to native bees
European honeybees are beloved, yet our very own beautiful native bees don't get much attention. It's time to get to know our fuzzy friends a bit better and go on a wild native bee-hunting ride.
Local communities need more reassurance about the legacy left by coal seam gas wells
One of the key questions any industry must consider is: what is left behind when it is finished. For coal seam gas, this question is crucial.
How hydrogen power can help us cut emissions, boost exports, and even drive further between refills
Hydrogen has several advantages over other energy carriers, such as batteries. It is a single product that can service multiple markets and, if produced using low- or zero-emissions energy sources, it can help us significantly cut greenhouse emissions.