Posts by Henry Stentiford
WeedScan, a new app for identifying weeds
We’ve used artificial intelligence (AI) to identify a pest stink bug. Now we’re working with our partners on WeedScan, a new app for identifying and reporting weeds.
The changing perception of psychedelics
Our science is now supporting the emerging field of psychedelic derived medicine. We’re working with local industry partners like Psylo […]
Local efforts have cut plastic waste on Australia’s beaches by almost 30% in 6 years
Here’s some good environmental news – local governments and local actions have slashed the plastic on our beaches.
Ten things you need to know about bugs
Can you tell a bug from a beetle? Does that bug you? We’re here to help. Our list of bug facts will soon have you in the know about bugs.
Pawsey takes a quantum computing leap
Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre is working with an innovative start-up to test the first room-temperature quantum computer in a national supercomputing facility.
Using DNA to determine the age of green sea turtles
We are working with green sea turtles to provide a fast and safe way to determine the ages of individual turtles.
Virtual reality smells like spleen spirit
Working with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and other researchers, we found that smell significantly enhances sense of presence and feeling of realism in virtual reality.
COVID-19 transforms international travel preparation
With international borders now open, many of us are eager to head overseas. But travel is now very different from pre-COVID, for both travellers and airlines.
Science explainer: Japanese encephalitis virus
After years of international collaborations, our scientists are experts in Japanese encephalitis virus. They explain how it works.
Welcome visitor to purge sea spurge
Have you ever heard of sea spurge? It's bad news for our southern beaches and we're calling on you to help control its spread.
On a mission to end plastic waste
We’ve taken a pledge to reduce plastic. Our goal is an 80 per cent reduction in plastic waste entering the Australian environment by 2030.