$15 million of this year's Budget will go towards the National Carp Control Plan — a nationally coordinated approach to eradicating the common carp.
The water-retention strategies of the cactus have inspired a team of scientists to make more efficient fuel cells for electric cars.
The $150 million Sydney Nanoscience Hub was officially opened as part of a two-day conference on the theme of nanoscale science and technology.
The Swiss Polar Institute is organising a major project: the first scientific expedition to fully sail around Antarctica.
University of Sydney spin-off company Gelion has secured an $11 million investment in its plan to make commercially viable, nanostructured, gel-based batteries.
The Bureau of Meteorology has installed a state-of the-art radar to take over from the West Takone weather watch radar in north-west Tasmania.
Researchers have discovered a natural process that sees the energy in solar rays break down plant material, rather than build it up.
Professor Hugh Possingham has been announced as Chief Scientist of The Nature Conservancy, a leading conservation organisation.
A research team has determined the structure of the Zika virus, revealing insights critical to the development of effective antiviral treatments and vaccines.
By collecting wetland bird feathers, ordinary Australians can help researchers create the first ever 'Feather Map of Australia' to show the health of our wetland birds nationally.
Scientists from The University of Western Australia have used fluorescent green dye to observe different sperm competing to fertilise eggs.
Researchers have shown a clear link between biodiversity and the severity of a fungal disease on a Tibetan alpine meadow.
The National Health and Medical Research Council has awarded grants totalling $3.3 million to two trials into the effects of wind farms on human health.
The University of Adelaide has led research into the role of specialist bacteria in the formation and movement of platinum and related metals in surface environments.