Research working to make wheat fungus a thing of the past

Researchers have a new understanding of the genetic makeup of a fungus that causes the disease Wheat Stripe Rust, one of the most destructive wheat diseases

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New strategy to make plants more resilient to climate change

Researchers from ANU have developed a seed-collection strategy to help make trees or even food crops more resilient to future climate change.

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ANU Science On Location: Ningaloo Reef

Spectacular Ningaloo Reef is a World Heritage Site and the world's second largest fringing coral reef. Researchers from Chris Fulton's lab are revealing how seaweed acts as a critical nursery for many of Ningaloo’s baby fish.

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ANU Science on Location: Ningaloo Reef

Join the ANU team for University bioQuest, April 2018

This April discover life on and off campus with QuestaGame.

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New research looks to reduce side effects in commonly used drugs

New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has drilled down to the molecular level to find similarities across six pharmaceutical drugs used in pain relief, dentist anaesthetic, and treatment of epilepsy, in a bid to find a way to reduce unwanted side-effects.

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Graham Farquhar named 2018 Senior Australian of the Year

ANU congratulates distinguished scientist and ANU Professor Graham Farquhar AO for being named the 2018 Senior Australian of the Year.

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Students in the field - Field studies in functional ecology, in the Daintree rainforest

If you want to learn about plant and animal ecology properly, you need to be surrounded by it. And that’s exactly what this course does.

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Field Studies in Functional Ecology

Don't forget nitrogen, when looking at how plants capture CO2

Every time you breathe you are producing carbon dioxide and taking up oxygen from the atmosphere.

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Dr Florian Busch with his revamped photosynthesis model

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News

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2018
Researchers have a new understanding of the genetic makeup of a fungus that...
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Apr
2018
Researchers from ANU have developed a seed-collection strategy to help...
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2018
Tom Wydrzynski was born in St Louis, Missouri, USA and graduated in 1969 with...
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2018
New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has drilled down to...
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Jan
2018
ANU congratulates distinguished scientist and ANU Professor Graham Farquhar AO...

Events

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2018
‘A final word of caution to the prospective alpine ecologist…...
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2018
Abstract - The world has to produce 60-80% more food to feed 9 billion people...
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2018
Abstract - Through the evolution of plants, the carotenoid biosynthetic pathway...
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2018
You are cordially invited to join us for the 2018 ANU Ralph Slatyer Medal...
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2018
The Vice Chancellor will be in the Roberston tea room, RN Robertson Building at...

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