Microgrid clusters are making it easier to go off-grid as neighbours help each other manage peak energy loads.
CRC CARE has developed new soil monitoring technology to provide farmers with cheaper, more immediate irrigation feedback.
The Low Carbon Living CRC drives new efforts to cut residential and commercial carbon emissions.
ANSTO’s Synroc team is a leader in the global nuclear community for nuclear waste immobilisation and treatment technology.
Scientists can now directly link declining coral growth with increasing ocean acidity.
Dr Pia Winberg explains how it is possible to improve our gut health by introducing seaweed dietary fibres to the western diet.
Scientists at JCU have created a cheap and effective audio lure to collect the species of mosquito that carries dengue and yellow fever.
Australian researchers have taught free-ranging goannas to avoid eating toxic cane toads.
Changing biodiversity patterns and its effects on fisheries are one of the less well know marine ecosystem impacts, according to marine ecologist Dr Adriana Vergés.
Heatwaves are predicted to increase in intensity and frequency according to climate change expert Dr Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick.
University of Sydney graduate student reconstructs images to reveal new identity for stellar chamaeleon.
Elon Musk – inventor, engineer and Tesla Motors CEO – calls for a carbon tax at COP21.
The COP21 climate talks in Paris are not just bringing together political powers, but corporate ones too.
The world-famous Australian reef is providing an effective barrier against landslide-induced tsunamis, new research shows.
The University of Sydney and other groups have mapped the koala genome, helping to better conserve the charismatic species.
The process by which planets form and grow has been directly observed for the first time.
Curtin University is supporting crucial research in managing precious water resources.
Scientists at James Cook University are creating a map of coastal areas that they plan to become a “Street View for coastlines”.
A microplate discovery helps scientists identify when the initial collision between India and Eurasia occurred.
Photographic data from aerial surveys is helping to protect the underwater forest home of Tasmania’s dragons.
AccuRate is a smart software tool that can calculate a home’s annual energy requirements down to an hourly rate.
The MWA radio telescope project has been awarded a grant to upgrade its performance by a factor of ten.
CSIRO scientists have revealed how much water lies beneath the parched Pilbara landscape.