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Using DNA to determine the age of green sea turtles
We are working with green sea turtles to provide a fast and safe way to determine the ages of individual turtles.
How to trick your brain into eating healthy
Our researchers have been investigating healthier swaps to fulfil those discretionary food desires. And it’s good news for your health.
The Winanga-y way: developing Indigenous pathways
We’re recruiting five Indigenous post-doctoral fellows in the area of agriculture and food.
Moths in the ACT
From parachuting larvae to moths that look like burlesque fans to inchworms crawling on your plants. This new book reveals 700 of the many species of moths you can find in Canberra’s gardens and bushlands.
Future science platforms for innovation
We're investing in four new Future Science Platforms exploring energy storage, carbon locking, immune resilience and biotechnology.
Meet the bright finalists of the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards
Popping laptops open and locking in the challenge, two WA students uncovered the music genre generating the most electrical energy. In the words of Naughty by Nature, there ain’t nothin’ like hip hop music!
Resisting the rise of antimicrobial resistance
Antimicrobial resistance is one of the greatest threats facing humanity. But what is it and how do we slow the rise?
Virtual reality smells like spleen spirit
Working with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and other researchers, we found that smell significantly enhances sense of presence and feeling of realism in virtual reality.
COVID-19 transforms international travel preparation
With international borders now open, many of us are eager to head overseas. But travel is now very different from pre-COVID, for both travellers and airlines.
Women in STEM inspire the next generation of women to STEAM ahead
Guided by two women in STEM, technology students at a Perth school have used coding to create a device to help the hearing impaired.
Science explainer: Japanese encephalitis virus
After years of international collaborations, our scientists are experts in Japanese encephalitis virus. They explain how it works.