Meet Phoebe Readford: Protecting Australia from emerging diseases
Phoebe Readford travels far and wide to improve the biosecurity of neighbouring countries, and in turn Australia.
Climate change is fuelling the rise of superbugs. What can we do to save ourselves?
Climate change is accelerating the emergence and spread of these “superbugs”, which thrive in warm, wet conditions.
Science never stops: our people keep things running over the break
The science must go on! From caring for algae to monitoring the skies, our scientists will be working as hard as Santa's elves this Christmas.
Ask our experts: Foot and Mouth Disease
Foot and Mouth Disease is spreading overseas. Australians are wondering whether it will come here and what we can do about it. We asked experts at our Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness to answer some common questions.
Spotify playlist: Music you can get vaccinated to
While our expert scientists continue to deliver innovative work, we've taken the time to expertly curate music you can get vaccinated to.
Care for your gut and help prevent disease
Gut health can affect many parts of your body. Our new Gut Care Guide explains how having an unhealthy gut can lead to disease.
Australia’s abalone disease outbreak
A disease not seen in Australia’s wild abalone population for 11 years has resurfaced, and it’s a massive challenge for our abalone industry.
COVID-19 explainer: What does a positive wastewater test result mean?
We're getting flush at tracking the COVID-19 signal in our sewers. But what does a positive wastewater test result mean?
Even with a vaccine, it will take time for life to return to normal
Pfizer and BioNTech begin rolling out their vaccine in Britain next week. But will life return back to normal? Dr Rob Grenfell explains.
Take the quiz: COVID-19 and surfaces
A new study by our researchers looks at the effect of temperature on COVID-19 and surfaces. Take our quiz to test your knowledge.
COVID-19 causing virus can survive 28 days on surfaces
Our peer-reviewed study reveals new information about the virus and how it behaves on different surfaces.