Dedicating more than 40 years to the field of biophysics and creating a new strain of water-efficient wheat are among Graham Farquhar’s career achievements that have awarded him with a 2013 Queen’s Birthday honour.
Four ANU academics have been elected among the 20 new Australian Academy of Science Fellows for 2013. The Academy annually honours a small number of Australian scientists for their outstanding contributions to science.
Fish with parasites attached to their heads have a stronger preference for left or right when facing a T-intersection, giving them an edge when it comes to escaping predators, research from The Australian National University (ANU) has revealed.
The Australian National University (ANU) Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington today announced the appointment of three fellows to mentor the Tuckwell Scholars when the first cohort arrive in 2014.
A new joint initiative between ANU and CSIRO, the Centre for Biodiversity Analysis (CBA), has been formed to coordinate, develop and promote the rapidly expanding field of biodiversity science between the two institutions.
A genetically mosaic Eucalyptus tree is able to control which leaves are saved from predation because of alterations in its genes, according to Amanda Padovan of the Foley Lab at the ANU Research School of
The rare Murray River crayfish has become an unlikely movie star, thanks to a new underwater video surveying technique that has revealed the species may be more prevalent in clear-water rivers than we thought.