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Licence to chill: developing medicinal cannabis products
Our new licence to manufacture medicinal cannabis products will help drive the development of novel cannabis-based therapeutics in Australia.
Canine ehrlichiosis: the new tick-borne dog disease in Australia
Canine ehrlichiosis, caused by Ehrlichia canis, is a tick-borne dog disease recently detected in parts of Australia. We're helping respond.
Cool havens in a hot city: improving Darwin’s parks
Darwin’s parks and gardens provide a cool haven in the tropical capital city. As the climate heats up, we want to hear from you on how Darwin can create better green spaces.
Take a virtual tour of our insect collection
We're taking you on a virtual tour of our Australian National Insect Collection from your home. Come inside.
COVID-19 explainer: What does a positive wastewater test result mean?
We're getting flush at tracking the COVID-19 signal in our sewers. But what does a positive wastewater test result mean?
Mars missions are red hot right now
Three nations are launching ambitious missions to the red planet of Mars! The journey takes perseverance, ingenuity and timing.
Indigenous knowledge and AI help save baby turtles
On the remote beaches of western Cape York, rangers are using AI, cloud computing and Indigenous knowledge to protect endangered sea turtle hatchlings from feral pigs.
Plastic in the ocean kills more threatened albatrosses than we thought
We examined the causes of death of 107 albatrosses and found ocean plastic is an underestimated threat.
Blind shrimps, translucent snails: the 11 mysterious new species we found in potential fracking sites
There aren’t many parts of the world where you can discover a completely new assemblage of living creatures. But after […]
Calling Australian irrigators: water use study
A new study needs Australian irrigators to better understand their strategies and help provide improved recommendations for droughts.
New research shows global CFC emissions are declining
New research shows global CFC-11 emissions, which unexpectedly and concerningly began to rise in 2013, are lowering once again.