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Meet our engineer: Ashmita Sengupta
Meet the environmental and civil engineer working as a senior research scientist in our Managing Water Ecosystems Group.
Meet Andrew Goodman: mHealth advocate
Andrew Goodman is investigating if mHealth can assist communities and service providers to get better health outcomes.
Indigenous science solutions for tomorrow
We're working with communities across Australia to create Indigenous-driven science solutions. These solutions will support sustainable futures for Indigenous peoples, cultures and Country.
Expert commentary: Varroa mite
Our entomologist and bee expert comments on the Varroa mite, how it spreads and the current incursion.
Climate change: wildfire risk has grown nearly everywhere – but we can still influence where and how fires strike
Fire weather season – when wildfires are most likely to strike – has expanded almost everywhere.
Weeds, fungi, weevils and biosecurity
CSIRO researchers continue to find ways to protect our biosecurity system in order to protect our environment, our agricultural industries and our way of life.
Meet 5 remarkably old animals, from a Greenland shark to a featherless, seafaring cockatoo
Two new studies reveal fascinating new information about why some animals are able to live so long. Let me introduce you to five animals who lived over a century, and their remarkable lives.
Virtual work experience: sky’s not the limit
Imagine being in high school, living in a rural area, and helping world-class astronomers using our famous Parkes radio telescope, Murriyang, on the other side of the country. Our virtual work experience students did just that.
DNA reveals the true age of Granddad the lungfish
How old was Granddad the lungfish, the world’s oldest aquarium fish? Spoiler alert: it’s a super-prime number.
Digitising the Australian National Herbarium
Researchers at the Australian National Herbarium in Canberra are digitising nearly a million plant specimens. They’ll soon be available for everyone to use.
Four ways to understand why Australia is so cold right now despite global warming
Cold snaps are becoming less and less likely as the world warms. But that doesn’t mean they don’t happen. Michael Grose helps you put the colder-than-normal start to winter in context.