Posts by Kashmi Ranasinghe
Frank facts on plant sex diversity
Did you know flowers can be female, male, or have variations of both sexes in one flower? Frank Zich provides insights into plant sex diversity and taxonomic research at the Australian Tropical Herbarium.
Here’s why the WHO says a coronavirus vaccine is 18 months away
The World Health Organisation said this week it may be 18 months before a vaccine against the coronavirus is publicly available.Let’s explore why, even with global efforts, it might take this long.
Latest diet research finds online tools key to weight loss success
We studied about 60,000 CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet online members and found those who took full advantage of our online weight loss tools found it easier to reach their goals.
Booch please: Is Kombucha good for you?
Kombucha was the most searched wellness trend of 2019. We're investigating the hype behind it with science. So is kombucha a fermented friend or foe?
Beached as! All you need to know about your local beach critters
So you're hitting the beach this summer. Do you know much about the biodiversity you're sharing the surf with? From salps to seagrass, let's deep dive.
Pick of the litter: how much rubbish is there at Ningaloo Reef?
Our research into rubbish at Ningaloo Reef has revealed the World-heritage listed area is living up to its pristine reputation.
Glow ups, discoveries and being immortalised as a worm – Happy anniversary RV Investigator!
As the sun sets on another busy year, let us take you for a dip into the amazing science that our research vessel Investigator has delivered.
Sam vs Wild: from Alzheimer’s to Antarctica
Our research scientist Samantha Burnham works with data to try to map out the trajectory of Alzheimer’s disease – and now she’s off to Antarctica.
Synthesism: when metal organic frameworks and art combine
Artist in residence Chris Henschke resently explored the art and science of metal organic frameworks (also known as MOFs).
Scientist travels to the end of the world, to change the world
Clothilde Langlais, a physical oceanographer, researches how our oceans connect with our climate systems. She is in Antarctica to champion women in STEM as part of Homeward Bound.
What our people pack when visiting Antarctica
Amelia Tandy, Research Assistant with the Climate Science Centre, will be joining one hundred women from across the globe for a voyage to Antarctica as part of Homeward Bound.