Precision fermentation: scaling the next manufacturing revolution
Australia could be a leading supplier of sustainably manufactured products across a range of industries by expanding its local precision fermentation capabilities.
An insect-resistant future for cowpeas in Nigeria and beyond
Cowpea is a staple food in many African countries. However, its production is under constant threat from pests. Biotechnology has solved one of the problems, and a solution to another problem is on the way.
A green and gold standard for Aussie-grown food
Overseas demand for more sustainable food is a high value opportunity for Australian agribusinesses. Research is looking at how we can capture that opportunity.
Eating for the environment: Can changing your diet help the planet?
Research is looking into the potential for individuals to follow diets that are both sustainable and healthy, as well as exploring what challenges we face in doing that.
Digging through the weeds and finding gluten in ryegrass (sort of)
New research has found gluten-like proteins in ryegrass, which might – or might not – be a problem for people with gluten intolerance.
DNA reveals new population diversity in Indian Ocean’s tuna stocks
New DNA and microchemistry analysis reveals multiple populations among the Indian Ocean’s tunas and will underpin improved fisheries management.
Durable solutions for pest control in agriculture
Effective chemical options for pest control in several agricultural industries may be substantially reduced in the future. A change in thinking will be needed throughout the supply chain.