Genital size doesn't matter - for fish

Big isn’t always better when it comes to the size of male genitals.

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Preventing the scourge of Konzo

Tackling one of tropical Africa's crippling epidemic diseases has been an interesting and demanding retirement project, as HOWARD BRADBURY AM writes.

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Possums in NZ prefer leaves high in available protein

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found possums in New Zealand prefer to eat leaves high in available protein, giving authorities

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Possum in a trap. Image credit: Sam Banks

Honorary Doctorate of Science for Robert Furbank

Thirty seven years after finishing his honours degree at the University of Wollongong, Professor Robert Furbank has been awarded an Honorary Doctoral Degree

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Starving cancer the key to new treatments

Research School of Biology researchers have found a vital supply route that cancer cells use to obtain their nutrients, in a discovery that could lead to new

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Celebrating C4 Photosynthesis: 50 years of discovery and innovation

2016 marks 50 years since Hal Hatch and Roger Slack discovered the C4 photosynthesis pathway, while working in sugarcane.

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Self-organised Complexity of Shape symposium

The Self-Organised Complexity of Shape Symposium on April 6 drew participants from across the ANU as well as other Australian universities 

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International network to spy on trees

A scientist from the Research School of Biology is helping set up an international network to use surveillance camera networks and drone data to spy on trees

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News

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May
2016
Big isn’t always better when it comes to the size of male genitals....
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May
2016
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found possums in...
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May
2016
Thirty seven years after finishing his honours degree at the University of...
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May
2016
Research School of Biology researchers have found a vital supply route...
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Apr
2016
2016 marks 50 years since Hal Hatch and Roger Slack discovered the C4...

Events

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Jun
2016
Over the past four years the Centre for Biodiversity Analysis has provided...
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Jun
2016
The Network for Women in Biology is holding a CV workshop for female early...

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