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$3 million boost to protect our biodiversity

Threatened Australian animal and plant species have been given a major lifeline, thanks to new funding for a new database that contains 100-years of flora and fauna DNA.

New study may help improve brain health and food security

Research into the self-destruction of cells in humans and plants could lead to treatments for brain diseases and the development of disease-resistant plants.
Owen Atkin at the opening of CEAT. Image Sharyn Wragg

Using satellites to benefit agriculture

Professor Owen Atkin is a Group Leader at RSB Plant Sciences, the Vice Chancellor's Entrepreneurial Professor at ANU, and the Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology (CEAT) - a collaboration between ANU and CSIRO, with investment from the ACT Government.