Working to treat ‘untreatable’ cancers
We’re working to provide Australian cancer patients with revolutionary new therapies known as theranostics to fight even the most difficult-to-treat cancers.
The wound that won’t heal: solving the puzzle of Buruli ulcer
With cases of the devastating Buruli ulcer increasing in Victoria and expanding to new areas, we’re working with experts to figure out how it spreads.
Clamping down on the mysterious Disease X
We're working with CEPI and The University of Queensland on “just in time” technologies to fight the next global pandemic.
Top science stories of 2018
Marsquakes, messages from space, misjudged mass and Macca’s for baldness – 2018 in science was mammothly mind-blowing.
From the trenches to today, the superbug war never ends
The world needs new, stronger antibiotics. We’re helping an Australian company make a powerful candidate commercially viable.
24 things you didn’t know about CSIRO (that could help you win the next trivia comp)
We like to help solve big problems. If that problem happens to be a tough question about us at your next trivia night, we've got your back.
Is my gut healthy?
Gut health is a hot topic but misinformation spreads faster than gastro in a school. We’re here to set the record straight.
We asked five experts: do we have to poo every day?
All experts agreed there's nothing to worry about if you don't go every day.
Time for bed: Anti-cancer drug putting cancer cells into a permanent sleep
Australian scientists have discovered a new type of anti-cancer drug that can put cancer cells into a permanent sleep.
Using synthetic biology to catch synthetic athletes
The dizzying amount of banned substances and doping techniques that are known to be in use by some athletes in elite sports has made the challenge of detecting them immense. Using synthetic biology to re-engineer a common diagnostic tool, we might be on the verge of a revolution in our capacity to catch cheats.
Antibiotic resistance: the epidemic is here
Despite the experts' warnings, antibiotic resistance is showing no signs of slowing down.