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13
Nov
2018
Australia is known for its weird and wonderful wildlife, from frill-neck lizards to sugar gliders and kangaroos.
02
Oct
2018
An international research team has found they can increase corn productivity by targeting the enzyme in charge of capturing CO2 from the atmosphere.
04
Sep
2018
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.
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr and ANU VC Brian Schmidt at the opening
27
Aug
2018
The 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.    
23
Aug
2018
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.
20
Aug
2018
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.
06
Aug
2018
New research involving biologists from The Australian National University (ANU) shows that some birds are just as skilled as humans at eavesdropping.
31
Jul
2018
RSB and Fenner came together on a sunny and mild winter day this month to celebrate the opening of our Aboriginal Resource Garden and the refurbished RN Robertson building.
10
Jul
2018
Within two days of Josh Penalba submitting his PhD, the Biology graduate started working in a lab at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.
10
Jul
2018
PhD graduate Regina Vega Trejo will continue her research into inbreeding when she takes up her Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Stockholm
10
Jul
2018
A passion for the business side of science has helped John Rivers land his dream job, just weeks after finishing his PhD.
02
Jul
2018
Unusual portraits of RSB members Marilyn Ball and Jack Egerton are part of an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, entitled 'So Fine: Contemporary women artists make Australian History'.
07
Jun
2018
A study led by ANU has discovered how a mother knows her chicks and can spot an imposter in her nest, even if it looks almost identical to her chicks.
Slatyer Medal presentation 2018 to Rana-Munn (right)
24
May
2018
Professor Rana Munns, an eminent Australian plant scientist who works on increased crop production on dry or saline soils has been awarded the Ralph Slatyer Medal for outstanding biological research for 2018.
21
May
2018
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 globally costing $1 billion annually.
Eucalypt
26
Apr
2018
Researchers from ANU have developed a seed-collection strategy to help make trees or even food crops more resilient to future climate change.
26
Mar
2018
Tom Wydrzynski was born in St Louis, Missouri, USA and graduated in 1969 with biology and chemistry from the University of Missouri, St Louis.
27
Feb
2018
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.
25
Jan
2018
ANU congratulates distinguished scientist and ANU Professor Graham Farquhar AO for being named the 2018 Senior Australian of the Year. Professor Farquhar represented the ACT for the national Senior Australian of the Year Awards announced ahead of Australia Day.
Field Studies in Functional Ecology
16
Jan
2018
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. The course introduces students to field studies in plant and animal functional ecology.

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