Digitising the Australian National Herbarium
Researchers at the Australian National Herbarium in Canberra are digitising nearly a million plant specimens. They’ll soon be available for everyone to use.
WeedScan, a new app for identifying weeds
We’ve used artificial intelligence (AI) to identify a pest stink bug. Now we’re working with our partners on WeedScan, a new app for identifying and reporting weeds.
Dr Xiaoqing Li: Taking the guess work out of sustainable textiles
Xiaoqing Li is researching new ways to trace the origins of fibres so people can buy sustainable textiles and trust where they've come from.
Welcome visitor to purge sea spurge
Have you ever heard of sea spurge? It's bad news for our southern beaches and we're calling on you to help control its spread.
Best summer reads for science lovers
Science isn't seasonal, but to get you through summer we’ve created a list of wonderful reads to inspire, excite and enjoy.
A wild walk in virtual woodlands
A new virtual reality tool allows our researchers to take a walk on the wild side to better study some of our endangered ecosystems.
Fighting iron deficiency one bite at a time
Get insights into the work we are doing to help alleviate the world’s greatest micronutrient deficiency, and learn what can you do to reduce your risk.
Balancing global food demands and biodiversity
New research shows we can feed the world and bend the curve on biodiversity loss, looking after animals and plants into the future.
New Guinea: most botanically-diverse island in the world
Scientists have researched and described the plants of New Guinea and have recognised it as the most botanically-diverse island in the world.
Deadpool fly and other Marvellous new species named
We’ve marvelled at and named 165 new species in the past year. They include a fly named after Marvel character Deadpool.
Discover new Australian species at home with Bush Blitz
Bush Blitz is Australia’s largest species discovery program where scientists go on expeditions. But they're taking it online this year. And you can help.