Posts by Nikki Galovic
Bristling with pride: abyssal bristle worm named in our honour
Scientists have named a newly-described polychaete or bristle worm from Australia's deep abyss after CSIRO.
From superheroes to the risqué: 5 scientists tell the stories behind these species names
From a Hugh Jackman-esque spider to honouring traditional Indigenous words, these species have memorable names.
In data we trust: hacking a better future
We’ll be joining GovHack to bring hackers together across the country to supercharge science data and generate creative solutions.
Roadmap to runway: Getting hydrogen off the ground
Carbon-free air travel is closer than you think. Our report with Boeing looks at how we can decarbonise the commercial aviation industry with hydrogen.
Travel to Mars with Perseverance, Ingenuity and Hope
It’s time to travel to Mars again! The journey is not easy. It takes perseverance, ingenuity and a lot of hope.
Vaccine progress report: the projects bidding to win the race for a COVID-19 vaccine
The race is on to develop a vaccine for the COVID-19 coronavirus. Australian researchers are leading several major clinical trials that might help bring an end to the deadly disease.
Sea-lebrating our new fish-free omega-3 oils
Omega-3 oils are traditionally sourced from fish. But now we have a less fishy alternative using marine micronutrients extracted from the ocean.
Winning the war on Great Barrier Reef crown-of-thorns starfish
A new approach to culling crown-of-thorns starfish on the Great Barrier Reef has significantly reduced their numbers helping the coral return.
Scientists soak up marine sponge discovery
Scientists have discovered the world’s largest number of new species of carnivorous sponges from a deep-sea expedition on board RV Investigator.
Australian quantum technology could become a $4 billion industry and create 16,000 jobs
A quantum technology boom is coming, and Australia must act to avoid missing out. Our new roadmap plots a course for this new industry.
Coronavirus is a ‘sliding doors’ moment. What we do now could change Earth’s trajectory
New research reveals which sectors of the global economy fuelled the emissions decline during COVID-19. We have a narrow window of time to make the change permanent.