Scientists at ANU have engineered tiny carbon-capturing engines from blue-green algae into plants, in a breakthrough that promises to help boost the yields of important food crops such as wheat, cowpeas and cassava.
The Australian National University (ANU) and CSIRO will set up a new farming innovation centre at ANU to advance research, education and technology in farming and global food production, thanks to more than $1 million in new funding commitments.
They say leaders are born not made, but it seems the opposite is true for queen bees, according to a new study by researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) and Queen Mary University of London.
For most of us, the body's deterioration is an unavoidable part of getting older. This age-related decline, known as "senescence", can occur subtly and slowly for some individuals, while for others it happens much faster.
We welcome all members of the ANU community to a family-friendly afternoon tea with the VC in the garden of University House. Bring along a picnic rug, and enjoy the start of spring with some cakes on the grass.
Speaker: Rob Brooks, University of New South Wales
Having spent much of my working life studying sexual conflicts in animals, I have grown increasingly absorbed by human relations and how evolutionary, economic and cultural forces combine to make sex and reproduction so much more complicated than happily ever after.
If you accidently overwrote your analysis, could you regenerate it with a single click? Do you have a myriad of files on your desktop labelled ‘Draft v2 Final May FINAL SH edit KM.doc’? Could you pick up a project easily after extended leave? Is bioinformatics your biggest bottleneck?