Research & development > Analytical

New RNA sequencing strategy to study gut microbiome activity

19 December, 2018

Researchers have developed a high-throughput RNA sequencing strategy to study the activity of the gut microbiome.


Illumina Nextera Flex for Enrichment sequencing solution

30 November, 2018

The Illumina Nextera Flex for Enrichment is a targeted sequencing solution.


Govt launches new science advisory body

30 November, 2018

The National Science and Technology Council is set to take the place of the Commonwealth Science Council as the peak advisory body to the Prime Minister and other Ministers on science and technology.


Blood test detects early-stage ovarian cancer

23 November, 2018

Researchers from the University of Adelaide and Griffith University have developed a new blood test for the early diagnosis of ovarian cancer.


Genetic variation that influences stroke recovery identified

26 October, 2018

A team of scientists from Melbourne, Europe and the United States has identified a genetic variation that influences stroke patients' recovery.


Impactful science

13 August, 2018 by Mansi Gandhi

A Nobel prize-winning American cell biologist talks about extracellular vesicles (EVs), exciting developments in the field and the challenges facing scientific publishing. 


CSIRO announces Earth observation centre

15 June, 2018

The centre will help Australian researchers maximise the benefits of observing Earth from space and further develop Australia's space sector.


The hidden costs of NGS

04 June, 2018 by Dr Enrique Neumann*

The $100 genome era is said to be upon us. But is it really?


Real-life flux capacitor inspired by Back to the Future

30 May, 2018

A real-life version of Back to the Future's flux capacitor will have important applications in communication technology and quantum computing.


Chasing the DNA of the Loch Ness Monster

25 May, 2018

The story of the Loch Ness monster is one of the world's greatest mysteries.


New lab to advance augmented reality research

15 May, 2018

CSIRO's Data61 has opened a new facility purpose-built for applied research into novel augmented reality, virtual reality and 3D web technologies.


One-click analysis of gene expression data derived from 556 tissues, cells

08 November, 2017

A group of international researchers has developed a web tool, RefEx, that can easily search gene expression data available in public databases.


One giant leap for Australia as national space agency announced

27 September, 2017 by Lauren Davis

Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham surprised attendees at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide by announcing the government's plans to establish Australia's very own space agency.


New chip design for quantum computing

11 September, 2017

UNSW engineers have invented a new architecture for quantum computing that promises to make the large-scale manufacture of quantum chips both cheaper and easier than previously thought possible.


Cancer cells may streamline their genomes to replicate faster

26 June, 2017

A recent study, conducted in both human and mouse cells, has revealed that cancer cells might streamline their genomes in order to proliferate more easily.


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