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.
How do you mend a broken heart?
We celebrated World Heart Day with science and technology. In a world-first, a man in the US received a replacement aortic heart valve.
Designer mozzies: taking the bite out of dengue with synthetic biology
A novel solution to global challenge.
Combatting Ebola through more than just outbreak response
Infectious diseases, such as Ebola, pose a great threat to health and biosecurity globally. Our scientist has some ideas on how to curb future outbreaks
Eureka! Our stars in line for science Oscars
Tracking diseases, protecting soldiers and engaging underrepresented communities in science. Our stars nominated as finalists in this year’s Eureka Prizes.
The link between climate change and disease
A new report has been released outlining the link between climate change and disease. Our directors of Health and Biosecurity and the Australian Animal Health Laboratory talk us through what it means for us in Australia.
Protecting the proteins that protect us from cancer
We’re researching a treatment to target prostate and HPV-related cancers including cervical, anal and head and neck cancers.
Helping cattle combat germs: more genetics, less antibiotics
How now, healthy cow? In a world first, we’ve genetically selected cattle with a better immune system, leading to better animal welfare outcomes, healthier cattle and fewer antibiotics in our food.