Posts by Kashmi Ranasinghe
Managing chronic pain in more mobile ways
With one in five Australians living with chronic pain, we teamed up with Metro North Hospital and Health Service and the University of Queensland to develop a mobile platform for pain intervention.
Our Investigator voyages through Coral Sea to map seafloor and unlock seabird secrets
Researchers on board our RV Investigator are surveying seabirds in the Coral Sea to see which parts of the ocean are used by different species.
Virtual library gets straight to the core
Exploring for critical metals is being made more efficient and less impactful on the environment thanks to a virtual library crammed with information on Australia’s mineralogy.
Does it taste like chicken? Australian insects a potential new snack
Edible insects are good for the environment as they require only a fraction of the land and water to farm them. Will you try the more sustainable snack?
Attitude adjustment: choosing life over looks as weight loss motivation
Moving from the mirror to the medical check-up, our latest research has found changing motivations for weight loss.
Every week is science week on RV Investigator!
In the wake of National Science Week, we check in with our research vessel Investigator on a voyage in the Coral Sea.
Reality check: digital twin tech to transform manufacturing
Our Mixed Reality Lab enables manufacturers to create 'digital twins', or virtual replicas of physical objects and systems. This will allow them to identify defective components that can be identified and corrected in real-time.
Catcher of the rye: how sleuthing gluten just got easier
Our researchers are the first to detect gluten proteins in all four of the gluten-containing grains, including rye, to help with better food labelling.
Fantastic crickets and where to find them
Chances are you’ve heard more crickets than you’ve seen. So how does one identify our elusive backyard buddies? That’s where our new guide book comes in handy: A Guide to Crickets of Australia by You Ning Su and David Rentz.
Sex lives of flies could be key to tackling food waste
Our insect behaviour experts have gone under the sheets to find out what gets flies in the mood in a bid to produce more eggs for food waste management.
Online match-making tool promoting a circular economy goes national
Australia generates 67 million tonnes of waste each year. An online marketplace born out of CSIRO could revolutionise the nation’s waste management system.