Dr Ana Hranilovic has discovered that certain strains of naturally occurring yeasts have beneficial effects in wine production.
Genome sequencing is providing significant genetic information for many of the world's plant species; however, more can be achieved through collaboration.
A new research and commercial partnership aims to explore the development of a sustainable agribusiness model for traditional medicinal plants growing in northern Australia.
Scientists are preparing to build a temporary lab on an Antarctic ice sheet, to reveal how much a natural 'atmospheric detergent' cleans the air of harmful trace gases.
The PCR-based method will improve monitoring and early detection of the reef pest, allowing reef managers to contain outbreaks sooner.
Citizen scientists are taking part in Virtual Reef Diver, a project that is helping scientists and reef managers get a better picture of the health of the Great Barrier Reef.
Renowned international plant biologist Keiko Torii will present the Annals of Botany Lecture at ComBio2018, a major Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) conference.
An international team of scientists have returned from a once-in-a-lifetime expedition that took them 400 km north-east of New Zealand.
A newly discovered molecular mechanism of gene regulation could help develop treatment strategies for genetic diseases.
Professor Daniel Szymanski used the model plant Arabidopsis to analyse how intracellular signalling networks pattern cell walls to generate particular cell shapes and sizes.
Flinders University researchers have presented a new examination of river health with a fresh look at microbial distributions from Murray River water samples.
The federal government is creating an Australian Antarctic Science Council to revitalise science research, as well as boost Hobart's position as an Antarctic science hub.
Deakin University and Vestas have teamed up to improve the compressive strength of carbon fibre composite materials for wind turbines.
Researchers are pushing for global warming to be limited to 1.5°C, claiming that such a limit could protect hundreds of thousands of insects, plants and animals.
Plants are responding in unexpected ways to increased carbon dioxide in the air, reversing previously well-established patterns.