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Australian desalination plant attracts fish

December 20, 2019

With growing populations and climate uncertainty, water security is a global concern. Many nations operate desalination plants, which…
The sound of science: Recognizing species based on acoustics

December 12, 2019

Scientists are set to use data gained from ‘eavesdropping’ on nature to build a picture of Australia’s animal…
Koalas are in trouble – chlamydia and trauma are major threats to their population

November 29, 2019

Koala is one of the best symbols of Australia’s wildlife. These small fluffy herbivorous marsupial animals live in…
How did Adelaide revive its nightlife? It may serve as a good example for other cities

September 3, 2019

Nightlife is what makes the city alive. It is also very important for city’s economy to be busy…
Jurassic world of volcanoes found in central Australia

August 14, 2019

An international team of subsurface explorers from the University of Adelaide in Australia and the University of Aberdeen…
Heatwave misperceptions lead to danger

February 27, 2019

South Australians don’t see heatwaves as serious events and warnings do little more than ‘trigger’ common-sense behaviours like…
Scientists discovered 26 new bee species in the Australian Outback

January 25, 2019

Bees are our friends for thousands of years and yet we don‘t know too much about them. Scientists…
Twenty six new bee species discovered in the Australian outback

January 23, 2019

South Australian researchers have discovered 26 new species of native bees from the outback of Australia. The new…
Small digging mammals are much more important for their ecosystems than previously believed

January 17, 2019

Many small mammals dig in order to find food. They feed on various beetles, worms, larvi and other…
Platypus populations are falling despite people not hunting them

December 4, 2018

Platypus is one of the symbols of Australian wildlife. It is a really bizarre animal – an egg-laying…
Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts Number Doubled by Australian Astronomers

October 18, 2018

Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) have become a major focus of research in the past decade. In radio astronomy,…
Australia facing increased intense rain storms

August 6, 2018

A landmark study shows how heavy, short rain storms are intensifying more rapidly than would be expected with…
Dingoes may provide clues to understanding how Australia evolved

July 23, 2018

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Australian National University have uncovered new evidence that suggests…
Moonhack 2018: reaching for the stars!

July 10, 2018

Last year, Code Club Australia set a new world record during their Moonhack event for the most young…
Reconstruction of past climate provides clues about future climate change

July 2, 2018

Greenhouse gases were the main driver of climate throughout the warmest period of the past 66 million years,…
Global LNG trade continues to grow, especially from Australia and the United States

June 13, 2018

Global trade in liquefied natural gas (LNG) reached 38.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2017, a…
Explaining the history of Australia’s vegetation

May 24, 2018

University of Adelaide-led research has uncovered the history of when and why the native vegetation that today dominates…
Type 26 Global Combat Ship for Australia
Global power and propulsion manufacturers to deliver leading technology to Australian industry

December 21, 2017

To support future Australian Naval programs and the development of a continuous naval shipbuilding capability, BAE Systems announced…
Hidden sugars unmasked on Australia’s supermarket shelves

July 27, 2017

A new study by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed around 70 per cent of packaged…
Brisbane researchers discover native Australian plant can kill Zika virus

June 2, 2017

QUT researchers in collaboration with Health Focus Products Australia (HFPA) have discovered a group of naturally occurring compounds…
Australian scientists developed a “smart needle” for brain surgeries

January 29, 2017

When it comes to advancements in medical field, every little improvement counts. Meaning, scientists should focus on some…
Why are Australia’s shrublands like “knee-high tropical rainforests”?

January 15, 2017

Some of the Earth’s ecosystems host a disproportionately high number of plant species, and infertile shrublands in warm…
World’s oldest axe examined in Australia

May 16, 2016

Axe is one of the most important tools in the history of human kind. It was invented very…
Climate change did not drive megafauna extinctions in Australia

February 1, 2016

We tend to think that the big environmental changes in the past were the key factors shaping the…
Tracking new missions from down under

November 25, 2015

For beachgoers, Australia’s pristine west coast is an ideal location to catch some rays. It is also ideal…
Australia shifts investment from wind projects to other renewable sources

August 21, 2015

Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) last month was directed to stop investing in future wind power projects.…
Sport TV in Australia is exposing children to thousands of alcohol adverts a year

August 13, 2015

New research from Lancaster University and Monash University, Australia, shows that children in Australia are being exposed to…
Aussie diets fail the test

August 10, 2015

Australian diets aren’t making the grade with an addiction to junk food largely to blame, according to findings…
Hiding in plain sight – a new species discovered in South East Queensland

July 28, 2015

A University of Queensland graduate has identified a previously unknown species of insect living within reach of Australian…
Science masterplan for Australia’s growth

July 23, 2015

In its strategy for 2015 to 2020, Australia’s Innovation Catalyst, CSIRO outlines how the organisation will become a…
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