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A mother’s wisdom: engineering can make your dreams a reality
Dr Helen Cartledge's mother helped shape her STEM career. Now Australia’s 2019 Professional Engineer of the Year, Helen shares her engineering career and advice with students across the country.
Crimes at sea: when we frame illegal fishers as human and drug smugglers, everyone loses
Many think illegal fishing involves organised criminals, drugs and weapons. But our research found this depiction is, by and large, not true.
The four innovation secrets of the top performing Australian businesses
A CSIRO and The University of Queensland survey has revealed the innovation characteristics that top-performing ASX-listed companies share.
Interactive maps: vegetation cover and fire in Australia
We're working with the National Landcare Program to produce interactive maps showing vegetation cover and fire impact in Australia.
Catalytic static mixers – an Aussie game-changer mixing up chemical manufacturing
Our 3D printed catalytic static mixers are a game changer for chemical manufacturing. We explain why and how they work.
From walking sharks to wombat gates, five science stories you should know
So much happened in 2020 that even the most well-read might have missed a headline or two. From walking sharks to wombat gates, we've curated five stories to bring you up-to-speed.
Like finding life on Mars’: why the underground orchid is Australia’s strangest, most mysterious flower
The underground orchid, Rhizanthella, is perhaps the strangest Australian orchid of them all. We explain why.
#ThrowbackThursday: a vintage Christmas video
This Christmas Eve, we've got a vintage video to make you laugh.
Silence please! Why radio astronomers need things quiet in the middle of a WA desert
Come and check out the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory (MRO)!
12 Days of Wombat Wednesday
In a year of "unprecedented" times and cancelled sausage sizzles, Wombat Wednesday has been a lighthearted reminder of the innate toughness of Aussies, and our wildlife too!
Earth’s sunscreen: what you need to know about the ozone hole
Remember the hole in the ozone layer? It still opens every spring and the hole in 2020 was a doozy. But overall things are getting better.