Symposium highlights Australia as a vibrant hub for synthetic biology
Biofactories, biosensors and beyond: new technologies are being inspired by nature. Synthetic biology is one of the most rapidly growing areas of modern science and there has been a groundswell of interest in Australia.
Panning for platinum – the prospects are good
The search for the world’s rarest precious metal could get easier, thanks to bacteria.
Systematically addressing disaster resilience in Australia could save billions
The cost of replacing essential infrastructure damaged by disasters will reach an estimated $17 billion in the next 35 years. It is essential we systematically build disaster resilience in Australia.
Species everywhere are on the move
Plants and animals all over the world are redistributing and changing their behaviour in response to warming temperatures. Observing these changes tells us a lot about our changing climate.