Posts by Ellen Singleton
Nursing Grey Nurse Shark populations back to health
Grey Nurse Sharks are critically endangered in parts of Australia. Our research is helping to assist the conservation management of the species.
Keeping devi-ANTS away from Lord Howe Island
We’ve eradicated an exotic invasive ant species off a world heritage listed island.
Protecting the ‘right to be forgotten’ in the age of blockchain
Blockchain data is unchangeable, which is a problem when privacy laws require companies to delete data once it’s served its purpose.
fishIDER, a new tool to improve fisheries management in Indonesia
Accurate species identification is a fundamental requirement for assessing fisheries stocks. fishIDER aims to improve the identification skills of fisheries staff.
The search for the source of a mysterious fast radio burst comes relatively close to home
Astronomers think they've identified which galaxy was the source of a blast radio energy, over in a fraction of a second. And it's much closer to us than the others detected, so far.
Spooky spiders trick or treat in a street near you
Instead of fake spider pranks this Halloween, why not arm yourself with some facts about hair-raising arachnids?
Supercharging battery metals
With global demand for battery technology set to soar, Australia is well placed to deliver the raw materials and take advantage of a battery metal bonanza.
Preventing farmageddon: new startup targets fruit fly
Our former researchers have founded RapidAIM to take their revolutionary fruit fly-monitoring technology to the world.
Explosions in the sky: ASKAP detects 20 new Fast Radio Bursts
It took the world's telescopes 10 years to find approximately 20 FRBs. Using ASKAP, a team of Aussie scientist have been able to find 20 in one year.
Shockwave technology tenderises meat and improves eating quality of cheaper cuts, scientists say
Scientists have found the eating quality of tough cuts of meat like shank, silverside and chuck steak can be improved using shockwave technology, in what could be a win for farmers and consumers.
From science fiction to robot reality
Our Data61 is one of seven funded participants competing in the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Subterranean Challenge, which aims to explore new approaches to rapidly map, navigate, and search underground environments.