It’s official: the last five years were the warmest ever recorded
The World Meteorological Organisation today published a definitive climate report card showing concentrations of greenhouse gases continue to rise, and the last five years were the warmest on record.
Bunker-down the smart way in a bushfire
Bushfire bunkers can save lives. We're working with the Victorian Country Fire Authority to provide scientific input into bushfire bunkers.
Our scientists doing us proud
Two of our recently appointed Australian Academy of Science Fellows tell us about their work helping to create resilient and valuable environments.
Faster food is all about the TraNSIT
Like your food? Reducing transport costs for the agricultural community can benefit all of us.
More than 85 years of growth, change and impact
By Dr Megan Clark, CSIRO Chief Executive Some of you may have seen a series of articles in the local […]
Octopus, spaceship, or virus?
By Jayden Malseed They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but we’re hoping these brightly coloured images can tell […]
Taking the temperature of the Universe
Astronomers using a CSIRO radio telescope have taken the Universe’s temperature, and have found that it has cooled down just […]
Vaccine arrives to boost the frontline fight against Hendra virus
Australian horse owners and the equine industry receive an important boost in their fight against the deadly Hendra virus today, […]
Is there a limit to athletic ability? – Yes, it’s called physics.
By Paul Savage. Theme Leader, Biotechnology, CSIRO (This article first appeared in The Conversation.) In a recent thought-provoking article in […]
Wiping out diarrhoea
In Australia, diarrhoea is annoying and uncomfortable but generally not deadly. However, in some of the world’s poorest nations, diarrhoea […]
Calling all designers: Our robot wants a body!
By Sarah Wood The brains and skeleton of CSIRO and the National Museum of Australia’s museum robot are almost complete […]