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.
Throughout history, people described as witches have been persecuted. Research at ANU is focusing on what can be done to prevent this sorcery-related violence. ROSS PEAKE reports.
Could drones operate together to conduct surveillance or track bushfires, without human intervention? ANU researchers are working on the issue, as ELOISE RICHARDS reports.
ANU astronomers are investigating four unknown objects that could be candidates for a new planet in our Solar System, following the launch of their planetary search on the BBC's Stargazing Live broadcast from the ANU Siding Spring Observatory.
Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has used a landmark speech at ANU to call for a greater commitment to Close the Gap on Indigenous disadvantage in Australia, demonstrating his own commitment with a further personal donation the National Apology Foundation.
Physicists have designed a handheld device inspired by the sonic screwdriver in Doctor Who and the tricorder in Star Trek that will use the power of MRI and mass spectrometry to perform a chemical analysis of objects.
ANU biologists have found the first evidence of mass extinction of Australian animals caused by a dramatic drop in global temperatures 35 million years ago.
The spectacular outdoor projections that are redefining our urban space have a long heritage in Australia, as EVANA HO reports.
Emeritus Professor Philip Board’s distinguished career began with a breakthrough in cancer research.
ANU scientists have designed a nano crystal around 500 times smaller than a human hair that turns darkness into visible light and can be used to create light-weight night-vision glasses.
ANU researchers are helping to eliminate the scourge of intestinal worms in Myanmar, as AMANDA COX reports.
Lifestyle Of Our Kids (LOOK) is an ambitious project to track the health of participants from school days to old age, and is already producing valuable data, as AARON WALKER reports.
ANU has led an international project to make a diamond that's predicted to be harder than a jeweller's diamond and useful for cutting through ultrasolid materials on mining sites.
Is it possible to identify people considering self-harm at train stations? JAMES GRUBEL finds out.
In a ground-breaking study by an ANU researcher, orangutans and chimpanzees in a zoo are choosing to watch a video or play a game on a touch screen. Yes, really. EVANA HO reports.
Political parties need to make brave changes if they want sullen voters to like them. ROSS PEAKE reports.
Police and archaeologists have called on scientists at a national radiocarbon-dating facility at ANU to help solve centuries-old cold cases and other mysteries.
Robots don’t always have the best reputations – think Star War’s C3PO, iRobot or the Terminator – but at ANU, a robot that could help save lives has landed. KATE PRESTT reports.
The Secret Cold War: The Official History of ASIO, 1975-1989, the third volume of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation’s history, shows the organisation was infiltrated by Soviet moles during the tumultuous later years of the Cold War, undermining many of the agency’s operations.