With a growing population, finite resources, and a tremendous wastage of food, we face a broad challenge when it comes to food and nutrition—introducing The Food Loss Bank
When we walk or move, we create kinetic energy in a way that is unique to each of us. Our latest research shows that it’s so unique, it can be used to authenticate who we are.
Jesse and Sophie dive back into science news, discussing why the fittest Tassie devils succumb to facial tumours, how to transport renewable hydrogen gas, the benefits of multiple paternity in sharks, and they speak with Dr Lisa-ann Gershwin (the Jellyfish Goddess).
Interronauts is our podcast that puts a rose-tinted magnifying glass to science news from around the world, Australia, and inside our organisation. Hosted by Jesse Hawley and Sophie Schmidt from our communications team.
Over the past 50 years these six-legged friends have been on a roll, helping us clean up the 280 million cow pats produced daily in Australia.
An exclusive look at NASA’s brand new command centre near Canberra built to facilitate communications between Earth and the first people to walk on Mars.
Jesse, Sophie, and Adrian talk about how the world’s worst extinction was caused by microbes, mandrills that don’t groom those with sickly faeces, Neanderthal’s making jewellery, and chat with Dr Rob Kinley about his research feeding seaweed to cows to neutralise their methane emissions. Methane special!
Did you catch our marvellous clip of a surprise squid attack? Here it is, and here’s the story behind the footage.
The Atlas of Living Australia brings species information together from multiple sources (collections, universities and museums for example) to form the most comprehensive and accessible data set on Australia’s biodiversity ever produced.