Posts by Sarah Frazer
Eyes on the deep sea: the coral that thrives in the dark
We are surveying deep-sea coral reefs growing on underwater mountains to deepen our understanding of these extraordinary marine communities.
The dust days aren’t over
We're developing tools to model and predict the occurrence of dust storms so that we can manage the associated risks better in the future.
Wearables for wandering livestock
New wearable technology could revolutionize the way Australian farmers care for livestock.
Explainer: how the Antarctic Circumpolar Current helps keep Antarctica frozen
The Antarctic Circumpolar Current, or ACC, is the strongest ocean current on our planet and is vital for Earth’s health because it keeps Antarctica cool and frozen.
Great balls of spitfires
You might remember spitfires from your childhood. But what are they and are they dangerous?
An App(le) a day keeps the doctor away
Smartphones come with sensors that track behaviours such as our internet history, where we go, music we listen to, and to whom we speak. The habitual nature of people means this data could be used to gain insight into our mental well-being.
Athletes aren’t the only ones going for gold
We’re finding hidden gold deposits by examining Eucalyptus leaves using x-ray imaging.
From plants to pants: developing the next generation of cotton
Our researchers are working on the next generation of cotton that has all the benefits of synthetics, without producing plastic microfibres.
Wheat more could you want? Australia’s revolutionary high-fibre wheat
Are you bready for this? We've developed a new type of wheat that has ten times more fibre than normal wheat. It helps improve gut health and fight bowel cancer and Type 2 diabetes.