Remote-I: connecting science and sight in remote communities
Our new healthcare technology is using satellite broadband to help prevent blindness in remote communities, and close the gap in access to healthcare in remote and regional Australia.
How do your eating habits measure up?
Do you you think you eat enough vegetables to shame a goat? Or are you an unabashed chocoholic, throwing caution to the wind when it comes to all things cocoa? If you're ready to make an honest assessment about your eating habits, then we've got the tool for you.
Cracking good science on egg allergens
What came first - the chicken with the switched off allergen gene, or the allergy-free egg? Our scientists have been working with Deakin University to develop an egg that doesn't cause allergic reactions, and it's all about changing the chicken.
Extreme makeover for surgical implants
We’ve partnered with Australian medical devices company Anatomics to develop better surgical implants, helping patients recovering from trauma and other debilitating medical conditions.
Some Apple a Day: improving search engine diagnoses
Our researchers have teamed up with the QUT and the Vienna University of Technology, Austria to improve search engine processes to help individuals find more reliable online health advice, and to help health professionals treat patients more effectively.
Detecting malaria’s bad air: a breath test with a twist
Did you know the name malaria originally came from the Italian words for 'bad air'? It was thought the disease was caught from the foul smell around swamps and marshes. Of course, we now know it’s transmitted by mosquitoes - but a new test we've developed is diagnosing bad air on the breath of malaria-infected patients.
New weapon against deadly Hendra virus
As Brisbane researchers prepare to commence human trials of an antibody treatment for Hendra virus, we look back at our role in identifying this deadly virus 21 years ago, our involvement in developing a vaccine for horses, and the global collaboration to find a treatment for people affected by the virus.
It’s raining water tanks: keeping them healthy and efficient
Got a rainwater tank? Thinking of getting one? Well, you'll want to keep mozzies, sludge and fecal matter out of them - and here are the 5 tips for how.
Life animated in 3D: Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes
Take a journey into the human body, with these incredible 3-D animated movies about Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes.
How our supercomputers are helping fight heart rhythm disease
We've teamed up with the Victor Chang Cardiac Institute to create a 'virtual heart' that's helping us to better diagnose and treat heart rhythm disease.
Urbanisation brings animals and diseases closer to home
By Cadhla Firth, CSIRO and Kurt Zuelke, CSIRO Our world is becoming increasingly urbanised. In 1950, just 30% of the […]