Self-isolating: Building resilience in uncertain times
When we work from home or are self-isolating, we can start to feel disconnected from our peers. Here's what can you can do to stay connected.
Thwarting Cassava plant diseases to feed the masses
Cassava is a big part of the diet of almost half a billion Africans, but this important crop is under siege from two devastating diseases.
Coronavirus is hurting Australia’s lobster export market
The abrupt downturn in seafood consumption in China is wreaking havoc on the traditional fishers of the Torres Strait and other Australian fishing communities.
Here’s why the WHO says a coronavirus vaccine is 18 months away
The World Health Organisation said this week it may be 18 months before a vaccine against the coronavirus is publicly available.Let’s explore why, even with global efforts, it might take this long.
We’re working to understand the characteristics of the novel coronavirus, a key step towards developing a new vaccine.
Modified mozzies to help derail dengue fever
In partnership with the University of California San Diego, we’ve engineered a mosquito resistant to spreading all four types of the devastating dengue virus.
Sam vs Wild: from Alzheimer’s to Antarctica
Our research scientist Samantha Burnham works with data to try to map out the trajectory of Alzheimer’s disease – and now she’s off to Antarctica.
Meet Samia: the first Tunisian woman to set foot in Antarctica
Our research scientist Samia Elfekih travels the world fighting the mosquito-borne diseases afflicting hundreds of millions of people. Her next stop: Antarctica.
Breakthrough in hunt for deadly cereal killer
A cereal killer is on the loose. A team of internal experts are on a mission to uncover the origins of the world’s deadliest strain of cereal rust disease.
Working hard to save our bacon from African Swine Fever
As African swine fever moves closer to home, our testing has found more pork products have tested positive for fragments of the virus.
Rise of the nanomachines in the war on diabetes
How assembly line nanofactories could lower the cost of diabetes medication.