How green is your bread?
Have you ever stopped to consider the environmental impact of everyday items like a loaf of bread?
Long-term rural research partnerships still delivering value
Innovation means something real in agriculture. It means feeding the world in the face of climate change, water shortages, pests, natural disasters, and more. Here are just some examples of what we have achieved through our partnerships with Rural RDCs.
Precision maps give direction on ending child malnutrition in Africa
A study has found that while nearly all nations in Africa have at least one region where children’s health is improving, not a single country is expected to end childhood malnutrition by 2030.
OM(e)G(a)! Omega-3 canola gets the green light
Australian regulators give the green light for a genetically modified canola- Omega-3 Canola- the world’s first plant based and sustainable source of omega 3.
What makes a specialty coffee taste good? The science behind your morning cuppa
How was your morning cup of washed catuai? Or did you go for the natural bourbon to start your day? ABC explains the science behind the flavour of your morning cuppa.
From plants to pants: developing the next generation of cotton
Our researchers are working on the next generation of cotton that has all the benefits of synthetics, without producing plastic microfibres.
The holes in Santa’s stocking: Mapping food loss from the farm and beyond
With the season of fun and excess upon us, we use science to find out where along the food (supply) chain the biggest waste occurs.
Wheat more could you want? Australia’s revolutionary high-fibre wheat
Are you bready for this? We've developed a new type of wheat that has ten times more fibre than normal wheat. It helps improve gut health and fight bowel cancer and Type 2 diabetes.
Salty wine and our scientific solution
Sweet success: We’ve helped to discover a way of reducing the amount of salt in wine grapes, meaning higher quality wines.
Changing climate has stalled Australian wheat yields: study
Australia's wheat harvest has stalled over the past 26 years, and worsening weather is to blame.
A (mouse) plague o’ both your houses
Mice began breeding a couple weeks early this spring, so our experts are anticipating a plague by autumn. But how can two weeks make such a difference? And are mice really that big a problem?