Bushfire prediction tech to bolster emergency response efforts

Australia will develop a nationally consistent bushfire modelling and prediction capability under an agreement announced today…

Sea level data confirms climate modeling projections were right

Projections of rising sea levels this century are on the money when tested against satellite and…

Australia curious about potential of synthetic biology

Australians were broadly “hopeful”, “excited” and “curious” about how the emerging field of synthetic biology could…

$1 million funding for hydrogen vehicle refueller

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has welcomed Victorian government funding that will enable it to partner…

Cleaner, stronger, harder: New tech improves sustainable concrete

Researchers from RMIT have developed a new technology to manufacture concrete made from recycled materials that…

This is your COVID-19 wake-up call: it is 100 seconds to midnight

Ineffectual response to pandemic seen as evidence of government, institutions and public lack of readiness to…

Scientists use 3D printer to print ‘bone’ with living cells

3D printers may one day become a permanent fixture of the operating theatre after UNSW scientists…

MILLION-DOLLAR FOOD PLANET PRIZE AWARDED TO CSIRO INNOVATION

FutureFeed, a livestock feed made from seaweed that reduces methane emissions in beef and dairy cattle…

WASTEWATER FLUSHES OUT COVID-19 CASES WEEKS BEFORE PEOPLE SHOW SYMPTOMS

A new study from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, and the University of Queensland provides further evidence that…

CSIRO RELEASES UPDATED TOOL TO SUPPORT FARMERS LEARNING ABOUT CARBON MARKET OPTIONS

Farmers can now better understand the potential opportunities from carbon-reducing activities using a farming tool developed…

Floods and some fires forecast for the summer ahead

Australia can expect a wetter than normal summer, but bush and grass fires cannot be ruled…

To the future: finding the common moral ground in human-robot relations

Designers who use ethics to shape better companion robots will end up making better humans, too,…

SMART SENSORS MAKE HOMES SAFER FOR OLDER AUSTRALIANS

Older Australians living independently at home will be able to send real-time data to their healthcare…

State of the Climate 2020 shows continued warming and increase in extreme weather events

Issued: Friday, 13 November 2020 Continued warming of Australia’s climate, an increase in extreme fire weather and…

SMART COLLAR TO TRACK YOUR PET IN REAL-TIME

CSIRO’s Data61, the digital specialist arm of Australia’s national science agency, announced today it is developing…

CSIRO’S ICONIC PARKES RADIO TELESCOPE GIVEN INDIGENOUS NAME

To mark the start of NAIDOC week, CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope has been honoured with a…

Climate Driver Update and La Niña update

This is an VIDEO update with the Bureau’s Manager of Climate Operations, Dr Andrew Watkins. The Climate…

In the eye of a stellar cyclone

While on COVID lockdown, a University of Sydney honours student has written a research paper on…

Moon to Earth: WA to host space communications station

An optical communications station capable of receiving high-speed data transmissions from space is set to be…

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