Genetic evolution: how the Ebola virus changes and adapts
By Glenn Marsh, CSIRO The current outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa is unprecedented in size, with nearly 4,800 […]
A sea full of mysteries to be solved
Australia’s Biodiversity series – Part 9: Seas and coasts Life originated in the oceans 3–5 billion years ago and even […]
Ghostbusting in the Gulf
By Eamonn Bermingham The Gulf of Carpentaria off Australia’s northern coast has one of the highest rates of abandoned fishing nets, […]
Ebola outbreak causes global concern
The World Health Organization has confirmed the current outbreak of Ebola virus in Africa is the largest recorded outbreak, killing […]
Pilbara shows how to save the most species per dollar
By Josie Carwardine, Research Scientist; Andrew Reeson, Behavioural Economist; Belinda Walters, Research Support Officer; Iadine Chadès, Research Scientist; Sam Nichol, […]
When disaster strikes: the science of oil spills
By Alice Trend & Kirsten Lea Recently there was a call out to people to knit little woolly jumpers for […]
Growth opportunities for Australia’s seafood industry
New research from CSIRO and the University of Tasmania suggests climate change might actually create growth opportunities for Australia’s seafood industries, if we take a holistic look at seafood supply chains.
Teat time: puggles like you’ve never seen them
See the footage of baby echidna (puggle) births from the CSIRO film archives, from the early 1970s, featured in Sir David Attenborough's 'Rise of Animals'.
Going undercover with a marine biologist
Sure, everybody wants to be a marine biologist. It’s a glamorous job: working on the ocean, diving off coral reefs, […]
Tiny technology creates a buzz
We've put tiny chip sensors on the backs of honey bees to better understand these insects - both to save their species and for our future food security.
Here be 3D printed dragons
When 7-year-old Sophie wrote to us earlier this week asking for a dragon, what else could we do but use our high-tech facilities to 3D print one?