An irrigation re-think in sub-Saharan Africa is improving food security, reducing water waste and lifting people out of poverty.
PhD student Tharika Liyanage is on a quest to solve a molecule mystery that dates back billions of years, writes Lauren Pay.
A new study has shown for the first time how Australia’s rich geological history is reflected deep below the Earth’s surface.
700 years of Māori land burning practices in New Zealand said to be the most likely cause of increased black carbon levels in Antarctic ice.
Australian researchers have created ‘smart’ microscope slides that can detect breast cancer cells.
A low-cost, non-toxic cancer treatment has been developed by researchers at The Australian National University.
ANU backed company, Samsara, will use "plastic-eating" enzymes to help end plastic pollution.
ANU and Curtin University team up to ensure the long-term viability of Australia's mineral industry.
National university well positioned to develop the future workforce Australia needs in wake of new subs deal.
Star-forming galaxies are responsible for creating gamma-rays that until now had not been associated with a known origin, researchers from...
Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have developed a system to transport data using atomically-thin semiconductors in...
ANU physicists have developed extremely powerful microscopic lasers that are even smaller than the wavelength of the light they produce.
New centre to harness the massive potential of digital technologies for Australia's future.
The finalists for the 2021 Eureka Prizes have been revealed, with three scientists from ANU shortlisted.
Decaying wood releases around 10.9 gigatons of carbon worldwide every year, according to a new study by an international team of scientists.
A new book by Professor David Lindenmayer, The Great Forest, tells the story of Victoria’s mountain ash forests using stunning photography.
People who think based on their first instincts are more likely to believe and share COVID-19 misinformation, according to new research.
Extra shine for Quantum Brilliance as it secures $13.7 million to develop its synthetic diamond based accelerators.
Scientists at The Australian National University have produced a more efficient type of solar cell using laser processing.
Logged forests near regional and rural towns and settlements are at increased risk of increased fire severity, new ANU research.