Virtual reality smells like spleen spirit
Working with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and other researchers, we found that smell significantly enhances sense of presence and feeling of realism in virtual reality.
Sanitising solutions and face masks make a cautious pair
Have you ever thought about sanitising your face masks to get a few days more wear? Our new study found out that's not a good idea.
CSIRO invents Flubber – a 3D printed silicone!
Move over Flubber! Our not-so-mad scientists have invented an extraordinary new 3D printed silicone material of their own!
February stars: our monthly science quiz
Feeling fab? We've had another month of exciting and innovative science stories. Test your memory with our February quiz!
Licence to chill: developing medicinal cannabis products
Our new licence to manufacture medicinal cannabis products will help drive the development of novel cannabis-based therapeutics in Australia.
Catalytic static mixers – an Aussie game-changer mixing up chemical manufacturing
Our 3D printed catalytic static mixers are a game changer for chemical manufacturing. We explain why and how they work.
From our lab to you: manufacturing a COVID-19 vaccine
How do we produce a COVID-19 vaccine that is safe, effective and can be mass-produced? We take you into our labs to find out!
Supporting Aussie manufacturing of COVID-19 face masks
Local manufacturers have answered the call, boosting the supply of facemasks for COVID-19.
A scientific show and tell with Dr Larry Marshall
We put our Chief Executive, Dr Larry Marshall up for a special episode of Q&A. But we’ve since had a lot of questions about what he raised on the show. So like Larry after smuggling all his gadgets into the ABC studios, let’s unpack all the highlights and what they mean for cleaner energy.
Astronomy is great business for local ‘rising star’
We’ve partnered with a local small business to help build our next-generation radio telescope, and helped them to reach of the stars.
Oh the places you’ll go (with a career in science)!
Like to see the world? Considering a STEM career? Why not combine the two? In the words of Dr Seuss: “Out there things can happen, and frequently do, to people as brainy and footsy as you”.