ANU-CSIRO form new food, agriculture science precinct

The ANU and CSIRO have joined forces in a new collaborative precinct to help build a sustainable future for the environment, agriculture and global food supplies. Murray Badger and Craig Moritz describe how in an ANU video.

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New partnership advances agricultural research

Going genomic - Using science to improve food security

The rapid advances in genomic sequencing have important implications for policymakers, write Justin Borevitz and John Rivers. This article was originally published on the APPS Policy Forum.

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Image by James Almond on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesalmond/3075701182/

A cuckoo finch in sheep's clothing

Cuckoo finches in Africa have adopted a unique disguise to help them lay their eggs in other birds’ nests, biologists have found.

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Freeing carbon dioxide traffic jams key to plant yields

“We have just begun to understand the importance of the remarkable speedy journey in which CO2 molecules move back and forth through the middle of the leaf,” said lead researcher Professor Susanne von Caemmerer.

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Susanne von Caemmerer

Birds cry wolf to scare predators

The brown thornbill mimics the hawk warning call of a variety of birds to scare off predators threatening its nest. This deception is captured in the short video 'Birds cry wolf to scare predators'.

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Tiny birds cry wolf to scare predators

Beating malaria: All guns to bear

Groups of scientists across ANU are teaming up to fight one of the world's most deadly diseases.

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Dr Phuong Tran at the ANU Research School of Biology. Photo: Stuart Hay, ANU

Orchid study discovers novel pollinator

The study investigated Western Australian populations of a rare orchid, and discovered that one population attracted a novel, common species of wasp pollinator in addition to a known rare wasp species.

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Kneeling hammer orchid. Credit: Ryan Phillips

RSB artist in residence

Steven Holland is an artist visiting the Research School of Biology from the College of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Art.

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Damien Esquerre, PhD Student and Steven Holland, Visiting RSB artist.

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The ANU and CSIRO have joined forces in a new collaborative precinct to help...
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2015
The rapid advances in genomic sequencing have important implications for...
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2015
Cuckoo finches in Africa have adopted a unique disguise to help them lay their...
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Researchers have discovered that the traffic flow of carbon dioxide during...
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At a clinic in the western part of Cambodia, a young mother is given the...

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