This is our archive of media releases from 9 January 2006 to 4 March 2015. For newer media releases, please see our News page.
Smartphone app a life saver for heart attack patients
Patients recovering from heart attacks are far more likely to complete life-saving rehabilitation if they have access to a new smartphone app developed by CSIRO, research has shown.
A sexless union to bear great fruit
This five year humanitarian project will develop tools to generate self-reproducing hybrid cowpea and sorghum crops to help millions of […]
$28.8 million adds up for Indigenous students
Launched today at Parliament House by the Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry, the $28.8 million, five-year project will […]
Building trust is key to mining’s ‘social licence’
Australians have endorsed the important role mining plays in the prosperity of the nation but there is still much to be done to bolster the industry’s acceptance, trust and support, according to a CSIRO report released today.
Global carbon dioxide emissions reached 36 billion tonnes in 2013
Global emissions of carbon dioxide from the combustion of fossil fuels reached a new record of 36 billion tonnes last year.
Australian museums must innovate or risk becoming ‘digital dinosaurs’
Australia’s cultural institutions risk losing their relevance if they don’t increase their use of digital technologies and services, new research has shown.
Plastic on the coasts is ours
The world's largest collection of marine debris information has identified Australia's coastal rubbish is mainly plastic from Australian sources.
RV Investigator to arrive in Hobart tomorrow!
With almost $20 million worth of scientific equipment, the 94m ship is capable of mapping the sea floor at any […]