Over the last few weeks companies supplying scientific equipment for the Marine National Facility research vessel Investigator, have been testing and calibrating gear and preparing the ship for research voyages in 2015.
These three events alone could devastate Australia’s agricultural industries, economy and environment, and could severely alter our way of life. But, how can we ensure that we see them coming and are we prepared to respond if they occur? “If there was a significant decline in European honey bee populations across Australia in the future, […]
CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark has been appointed a non-executive director of the board of Rio Tinto.
Published today in Science [external link], the study, which involved more than 100 researchers from 16 countries including five from Australia’s CSIRO, answers long-held questions about the evolution of the world’s largest and most diverse group of living things – insects. “Our research shows that insects originated at the same time as the earliest land-based […]
The free software, known as Workspace, is purpose-built for scientific applications and allows researchers to present their findings through stunning visualisations. “Workspace can be used by non-software experts, allowing scientists from all over the globe to use the same platform and collaborate seamlessly on projects.” Dr John Taylor, Digital Productivity Flagship Developed over the past […]
CSIRO, St Vincent’s Hospital and Victorian biotech company Anatomics have joined together to carry out world-first surgery to implant a titanium-printed heel bone into a Melbourne man.
Chair of the CSIRO Board, Simon McKeon announced today that the new Chief Executive of the CSIRO will be Dr Larry Marshall.
Australia needs to play to its strengths and transition from traditional manufacturing into new areas of competitive advantage.
The infamous story of this iconic outlaw has been debated and discussed for over a century, yet some mysteries still remain about Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang. Now, a comprehensive book from CSIRO Publishing, Ned Kelly: Under the Microscope, will provide definitive answers to the mysteries of Ned Kelly’s life and death, using science. […]