Breaking a golden rule

A researcher has made a remarkable discovery about a group of lizards living in the Andes. Jess Fagan reports.

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Professor Geoff McFadden receives 2019 Ralph Slatyer medal

Professor Geoff McFadden, whose research has led to a paradigm shift in understanding the malaria parasite, has been awarded the Ralph Slatyer Medal for outstanding biological research for 2019.

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Climate a bigger driver of language diversity than landscape

A region's climate has a greater impact than landscape on how many languages are spoken there, new research from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.

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Having an STI could benefit male animals

Lead researcher Dr Megan Head says her study shows sexually transmitted diseases can act as a mediator for sexual conflict, which occurs when the evolutionary interests of males and females don't align.

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2019 ANU Federal Election Conversation Series - Food security

Professor Owen Atkin and Professor Robert Furbank from RSB analyse the ongoing issues around food security and the policy direction needed to ensure Australia's ongoing prosperity.

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2019 ANU Federal Election Conversation Series - Food security

‘Compounds ANU’ forges bonds between chemistry, biology and medical research

Compounds ANU, a library of compounds managed by RSC, is now available to biological and medical researchers across ANU.

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Owen Atkin announced 2019 Entrepreneurial Fellow

Plant biologist and Head of the Plant Sciences Division at the ANU Research School of Biology, Professor Owen Atkin, has been named the 2019 Vice-Chancellor's Entrepreneurial Fellow for his work around entrepreneurial agri-technology.

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Indigenous knowledge & culture ANU/CDU exchange program

Would you like to learn more about Indigenous Australian culture and knowledge? Would you like to travel to northern Australia? The RSB is offering up to 8 travel grants to undertake an exchange program at Charles Darwin University in Darwin during July 2019.

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Working on Country winning photograph, by the Djelk Ranger group from Maningrida: indigenous.gov.au

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