This is our archive of media releases from 9 January 2006 to 4 March 2015. For newer media releases, please see our News page.
What’s in the sheep genome? Wool see
After eight years of work, researchers have completed the first sequencing of the entire sheep genome.
Supercritical solar – new frontier for power generation
CSIRO has used solar energy to generate hot and pressurised ‘supercritical’ steam, at the highest temperatures ever achieved in the world outside of fossil fuel sources.
Soil contamination detector launched in the US
A handheld detector that reduces both the cost and time taken to remediate sites contaminated by petroleum products has been launched to market in the United States.
Twitter tool shows a real-time view of our emotions
Researchers from CSIRO have unveiled a new online tool developed for the Black Dog Institute, in partnership with Amazon Web Services, called ‘We Feel’ which analyses the words from millions of tweets to display a real-time view of our emotions.
Cockroaches vs furry slippers
Did you forget Mothers' Day? Don't fret - here's a present that will make your mum glad you were a bit slow. Or at least make a change from chocolates and fluffy slippers. It's A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia.
3D printed first to treat sleep apnoea
A new 3D printed device is set to end the suffering for thousands of sleep apnoea patients.
New antivirals closer with opening of new laboratory
Construction of the unique Biosecure Immunology Laboratory in Victoria will improve Australia’s ability to develop new treatments for highly infectious viruses such as influenza and Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).
Future cyber threats to cause more headaches than ‘Heartbleed’
Tomorrow’s hackers could shut down infrastructure and defraud public sector of billions according to a new report released by CSIRO at CeBIT’s Cyber Security Conference today.