A herpes virus that has been killing carp overseas could do a similar job in our waterways.
And what’s the best way to serve it? Some tips on becoming Asia’s delicatessen food bowl.
Australia could make enormous progress towards a more environmentally sustainable future without a major change in what we value. Here’s how.
Honey bee populations are collapsing around the world, their health and ability to pollinate crops is under serious threat. This is why we are leading an international alliance of researchers, beekeepers and farmers to place tiny sensors onto the backs of honey bees and assessing their overall population health.
You don’t need a crystal ball to know Australia’s rural industries will face significant change at global, national and local levels over the coming decades. This will create opportunities and challenges for small and large farms, and will affect rural lifestyles, agricultural landscapes and Australia’s society and economy.
The humble pear may hold the key to one of humanity’s oldest problems: how do you ward off a hangover?
We’re using gene technology and plant breeding techniques to develop new superior wheat varieties that lower your cholesterol.
In Mad Max: Fury Road, Max announces that his world is fire and blood. He left out one thing: dust.
Like the post-apocalyptic world of Mad Max, this wide brown land of ours is dusty. This makes for an impressive backdrop for the movies, but the realities of large dust storms is anything but fiction. Dust events can cause significant damage to crops, community health and the environment, which is why we’re on the case to monitor the soil and manage the risk.
What came first – the chicken with the switched off allergen gene, or the allergy-free egg? Our scientists have been working with Deakin University to develop an egg that doesn’t cause allergic reactions, and it’s all about changing the chicken.