Posts by Kashmi Ranasinghe
Are we growing enough fruit and vegetables for an apple a day?
New research shows not enough fruit and vegetables are available for people to meet dietary recommendations.
How do you get a job in space without leaving your home planet?
Australia has always contributed to wider space research, and we haven’t left the atmosphere to do so. See how you could work in the space sector.
Remembering the Starman: Life (and death) on Mars using synthetic biology
Synthetic biology could be used to create ‘living memorials’ for a future Mars colony, 100 years from now.
Our future in drought
Recently Australia has seen devasting scenes of blistering heat, historic low rainfall and drought across central and eastern Australia. While our history is punctured by droughts battering Australia, what can they tell us about the future?
Move over broccoli. Check out the new cauliflower latte
At this year's Hort Connections conference in Melbourne, the fruit and veg industry has been introduced to the cauliflower latte. This stems from our project last year with the broccoli latte.
Farmers can start 2060 transformation today
Farmers looking to respond to the Australian National Outlook can start adapting today.
Vaccinating machine learning against attacks
Vaccines aren’t just for humans. Our researchers have developed world-first techniques to 'vaccinate' algorithms against attacks, a significant advancement in machine learning research.
A scientific show and tell with Dr Larry Marshall
We put our Chief Executive, Dr Larry Marshall up for a special episode of Q&A. But we’ve since had a lot of questions about what he raised on the show. So like Larry after smuggling all his gadgets into the ABC studios, let’s unpack all the highlights and what they mean for cleaner energy.
How climate change might impact marine life
A global team of researchers have used modelling techniques to better understand the impact of climate change on marine life in Australia and around the world.
Why there’s more greenhouse gas in the atmosphere than you may have realised
This week brought news that atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO₂) levels at the Mauna Loa atmospheric observatory in Hawaii have risen steeply for the seventh year in a row, reaching a May 2019 average of 414.7 parts per million (ppm). But in truth, the amount of greenhouse gas in our atmosphere is higher still.
Baby sharks: tracking along our east coast
Satellite and acoustic technologies have revealed the complex movement patterns of juvenile white sharks on Australia’s east coast.