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Dung beetles with benefits
A new species of Moroccan beetle has just arrived in our lab. Their job? To improve pasture quality and reduce fly populations. We’re expecting big things from these little creatures.
To become an innovation nation, we really need to think smaller
Just 5% of Australian businesses have collaborated with university researchers; and the smaller a company the less likely collaboration is.
Researching blue carbon ecosystems in the Indian Ocean
We shine a spotlight on three early-career scientists whose blue carbon research is tackling environmental problems in their home countries around the Indian Ocean.
Sea-lebrities and keeping an eye on water quality
We have transformed images from the EyeonWater Australia app used to help monitor water quality into images of your favourite sea-lebrities!
Willow trees are notorious pests. But for freshwater animals, they could be unlikely climate heroes
For temperature-sensitive animals, the dense, leafy canopy of willow trees may make them the lesser of two evils in a warming climate.
A special supermoon Q&A with Dr Vanessa Moss
We had a lot of questions about May's total lunar eclipse and supermoon. Thankfully, Dr Vanessa Moss was able to help.
From awareness to action: practical ways to contribute to reconciliation
It’s National Reconciliation Week and we caught up with some of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander team members to ask their views on this year’s theme ‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’.
Mr Mice Guy: meet our researcher Steve Henry
Our researcher and mouse expert, Steve Henry, is at the forefront of finding a solution to Australia’s mouse plague.
Green, blue, brown: the colours of hydrogen explained
Have you heard of green, blue or brown hydrogen? We explain how an element can come in different colours and why it matters.
Shoot for the Moon: understanding and photographing the total lunar eclipse
What is a total lunar eclipse and how can you capture it on your smartphone?
Meet our researcher: Dr Vanessa Moss
Dr Vanessa Moss is a Senior Experimental Researcher with us. We go through some ways she uncovers our Universe and makes it easier to do so.