ANU researchers have uncovered a possible new tool to help better understand the mechanisms of pest invasions, and even predict them. Rosemary Schmedding reports.
The Gyuto monks of Tibet perform amazing sounds in their harmonic chants – they produce several notes at the same time. Evana Ho reports.
A major research project aims to improve Australian food production by better understanding the complex life of wild bees. James Grubel reports.
Why does ANU have a research station and staff in the middle of the Australian desert, and what does it have to do with nuclear weapons? Tabitha Carvan travelled to the Northern Territory to discover that if you want to hear something very loud – nuclear explosion loud – you have to go somewhere very, very quiet.
Liz Coats has devoted decades to researching the interaction of paint colours and how people perceive them. Simon Jenkins reports.
An expedition involving ANU has helped to solve the mysteries of Zealandia, an underwater continent to the east of Australia, and of the Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’ which is a hotspot for volcanoes and earthquakes. Will Wright reports.
Does the push by ISIS into the southern Philippines pose a danger for regional nations such as Australia? Ross Peake reports.
The ANU School of Art and Design was commissioned to design glass trophies for the prestigious Australian of the Year awards, as Ross Peake reports.
Professor David McClelland from the ANU Department of Quantum Science reflects on the stunning discovery of gravitational waves.
An ANU anthropologist may have stumbled upon a significant clue to the fate of famous eighteenth century French navigator La Pérouse. Aaron Walker reports.
Heritage and development are often seen to be on opposite sides of the proverbial fence, but at ANU heritage plays a key role in the evolution of the campus.
Growing brain cells in a laboratory may lead to a better understanding of how neurons form computing circuits and process information. Kate Prestt reports.
What role does Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture have on the health of Indigenous people? Ross Peake reports on the Mayi Kuwayu Study.
ANU physicists are helping lead a global effort to make a star on Earth, otherwise known as a nuclear fusion facility that could produce inexhaustible clean power. Will Wright reports.
Researchers at The Australian National University are calling for location data to be withheld from research publications to help protect some rare and endangered species.
A team of international astrophysicists led by ANU has shown how most of the antimatter in the Milky Way forms.
Engineers have invented tiny structures inspired by butterfly wings that open the door to new solar cell technologies and other applications requiring precise manipulation of light.
An ANU ecology group is working with farmers to improve agricultural practices that not only help the environment, but also help the lives and finances of farmers. AMANDA COX reports.
An ANU researcher is creating opportunities for lawyers to work in medical clinics to help patients with health problems that are linked to their legal issues. KIM LESTER reports.
Emeritus Professor MARIAN SAWER AO, BA (Hons) ’68, MA ’70, PhD ’75, reflects on the make-up of Federal Parliament.
Shooting lasers through the night sky into space sounds like something from science fiction, but ANU scientists and married couple François Rigaut and Céline d’Orgeville are doing this to track space junk and create clearer images of stars, planets and galaxies. WILL WRIGHT reports.
Out of the ashes of a telescope site at Mount Stromlo, an exciting new building has risen to inspire young people and help them gain a better understanding of science. ROSE SCHMEDDING, BA ’82 reports.