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.
This five year humanitarian project will develop tools to generate self-reproducing hybrid cowpea and sorghum crops to help millions of farmers become more self sufficient with higher yielding crops. “Our aim is to develop high-yielding sorghum and cowpea crops from which seeds can be saved and grown by smallholder farmers without loss of yield or […]
Launched today at Parliament House by the Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry, the $28.8 million, five-year project will deliver education programs, excellence awards, mentoring, summer schools and tailored university degrees, reaching students and schools across Australia. “Our partnership with BHP Billiton will enhance and expand our education programs to reach Aboriginal and Torres […]
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 emissions of carbon dioxide from the combustion of fossil fuels reached a new record of 36 billion tonnes last year.
Australia’s cultural institutions risk losing their relevance if they don’t increase their use of digital technologies and services, new research has shown.
The world’s largest collection of marine debris information has identified Australia’s coastal rubbish is mainly plastic from Australian sources.
With almost $20 million worth of scientific equipment, the 94m ship is capable of mapping the sea floor at any depth, collecting weather data 20km into the atmosphere, analysing fish species with sonar and revealing the composition of the sea bed 100m below the sea floor. Investigator is a world leader in innovation, and was […]