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.
The landmark second edition of The Australian National Dictionary, published in August, is more than a collection of great Australian words.
Three-dimensional prints of a 400 million year old fish fossil from around Lake Burrinjuck in southeast Australia reveal the possible evolutionary origins of human teeth, according to new research by The Australian National University (ANU) and Queensland Museum.
Scientists are a step closer to using Australia's iconic gum trees to develop low-carbon renewable jet and missile fuel.
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have set a world record for efficiency for a solar thermal dish generating steam that could be used for power stations.
Here’s a place that will inspire children to become stargazers. Adults can also join in the fun at the new visitor centre at Mount Stromlo, as WILL WRIGHT reports.
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have developed a new spray-on material with a remarkable ability to repel water.
Ever wondered what comes out after dark on the ANU campus? REBECCA BLACKBURN investigates.
Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale is at a point in his distinguished career where he can sit back and reflect on his achievements but he’s doing just the opposite. JAMES GRUBEL reports.
Now that Sidney Nolan’s Riverbend, 1965, has a purpose-built home on campus, it’s unlikely to go touring again, as ROSS PEAKE reports.
Research by a PhD scholar on animal welfare is being cited as a key factor in informing public and government opinion. AARON WALKER reports.
While online voting might seem like a good way to speed up the counting of ballots, it contradicts basic tenets of our democratic system, as ROSS PEAKE reports.
Conservation biologist Dr Dejan Stojanovic spends every spring and summer looking for the critically endangered Swift parrot in Tasmanian forests, as KATE PRESTT reports.
A secret Australian military unit that operated behind enemy lines during the Second World War is being honoured due to the work of ANU anthropologist Christine Helliwell, as ROSS PEAKE reports.