Plants release more carbon dioxide into atmosphere than expected

A new study involving ANU and international collaborators has found plants release more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere through respiration than expected, and the problem will worsen with climate change.

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ARC grant success

The Australian National University (ANU) has won $24 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for 58 research projects across the University. 

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How does the crested pigeon make their mysterious alarm sound?

Scientist have solved the mystery of how crested pigeons create an alarm without using their voice to prompt other birds to flee danger.

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How does the crested pigeon make their mysterious alarm sound?

Graham Farquhar wins ACT Senior Australian of the Year Award

Distinguished scientist and ANU Professor Graham Farquhar AO has won the ACT Senior Australian of the Year award for 2018.

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Aussie snakes and lizards trace back to Asia 30 million years ago

Deadly snakes are among Australia’s most iconic animals but a new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has helped explain how they descended from creatures that have emigrated from Asia over the past 30 million years.

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New study maps priority areas around world to protect mammals

A new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has mapped priority areas around the world to protect thousands of mammal species, with a focus o

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Kai Chan wins ACT Young Tall Poppy science award

Dr Kai Xun Chan has been honoured for his contributions to science in the ACT Tall Poppy Awards for 2017.

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Professor Kiaran Kirk elected Fellow of the Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

The Research School of Biology (RSB) welcomes the election of Professor Kiaran Kirk as a Fellow to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

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News

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Nov
2017
A new study involving The Australian National University (ANU) and...
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Nov
2017
The Australian National University (ANU) has won $24 million in Australian...
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Nov
2017
Scientist have solved the mystery of how crested pigeons create an alarm...
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Nov
2017
Distinguished scientist and ANU Professor Graham Farquhar AO has won the ACT...
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Nov
2017
Deadly snakes are among Australia’s most iconic animals but a new study...

Events

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Nov
2017
Abstract - The GroE chaperonins assist substrate protein (SP) folding by...
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Nov
2017
Sterile hybrids between two species dumbfounded Darwin: how could natural...
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Nov
2017
Abstract - There exists extensive natural epigenetic and cryptic variation in...
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Dec
2017
We are celebrating 50 years of biology at ANU! Join us for an afternoon of...

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