Antivirals, antibiotics or vaccines: what are our options for tackling COVID-19?
We take a closer look at the different vaccine and treatment options being used to tackle COVID-19. And explain what they all mean.
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.
Love your guts. Now, more than ever before!
You’re washing your hands, your sanitiser comes with you everywhere and you can confidently keep your social distance. Now let’s think about how our gut health can help bolster your COVID-19 defences.
Just how hot will it get this century? Latest climate models suggest it could be worse than we thought
The new values are a worrying outcome that no one wants, but one we must still grapple with.
Prescribing antibiotic science facts
Antimicrobial resistance is on the rise. So we've got your scientific dose of the facts on germs and antibiotics.
Space team ready: upgrading antenna for future travel
We're upgrading the 70-metre antenna Deep Space Station 43 at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex. The antenna will support upcoming robotic and human missions to the Moon and Mars.
Fish detectives use eDNA to tally tropical species
Our marine biologists are using environmental DNA (eDNA), fragments of DNA shed by fish into the marine environment, to detect tropical fish species in Australia.
Isolation eating: the struggle is real!
Are bad eating habits starting to creep in while you're in isolation? We chat to nutritional scientist and dietitian Dr Pennie Taylor for some tips.
Supporting Aussie manufacturing of COVID-19 face masks
Local manufacturers have answered the call, boosting the supply of facemasks for COVID-19.
Going viral: how a virus mutates between animals
Scientists are still trying to figure out the source of COVID-19. But if it did come from a bat, it may have gone through another animal and then to humans. We explain this process.