Posts by Nicholas Kachel
Bringing biodiversity conservation in from the wilderness
Our new research has found wilderness areas act as a buffer against biodiversity extinction risk.
Long-lost shipwreck found off Victorian coast, 77 years after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine in WWII
Thirty-eight people died when SS Iron Crown was sunk by a Japanese submarine during World War II. Its underwater grave has now been discovered 77 years later.
Can synthetic biology usher in the next generation of anti-doping measures?
In an age where banned substances are becoming increasingly harder to detect, we are in sore need of new detection methods. Enter synthetic biology.
Our new wellbeing guide… for fur seals
Our new fur seal wellbeing study has lead to changes in ecotourism regulations to protect this important species. Fur real.
State of the Climate 2018 shows continued warming of climate and oceans
We've released our fifth biennial State of the Climate report with the Bureau of Meteorology.
Do you have farm animals as pets? Then you need to know about biosecurity
Do you keep pet pugs, chickens, or other farm animals as pets? We have some tips to make sure they don't become a biosecurity risk.
2018: a CSIRO year in review
We've been hard at work this year solving some of the world’s greatest challenges. Here are the top stories that got your attention in 2018.
From the trenches to today, the superbug war never ends
The world needs new, stronger antibiotics. We’re helping an Australian company make a powerful candidate commercially viable.
Sydney Harbour as seen from space: it’s not just black and white
The first images from the new NovaSAR-1 satellite – which has superpowers including night vision and the ability to see through clouds – have just been received.
Dying, not waving: nearby dwarf galaxy running out of gas
Even though it’s on an astronomical timeline, a close intergalactic neighbour of ours known as the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) is slowly dying.