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Scientists have discovered the reasons behind the lifespan of some of the world’s iconic mountain ranges.

Human influences through global warming are likely to have played a role in Australia's recent “angry” hot summer, the hottest in Australia’s observational record, new research has found.

Agriculture and policy experts will gather on June 3 to explore research directions that will ensure profitable farming in Australia in a period of great change and opportunity.

Australian scientists have narrowed the predicted range of global warming through groundbreaking new research.

Biosecurity research will be a major focus over the next four years with the University of Melbourne being awarded a $7.8 million grant to establish the Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis (CEBRA).

Scientists have produced the largest flexible, plastic solar cells in Australia – ten times the size of what they were previously able to – thanks to a new solar cell printer that has been installed at CSIRO.

Professor Peter Hall from the University of Melbourne’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has been elected to the prestigious US-based National Academy of Sciences (NAS).

The dairy manufacturing industry and the food industry will be the focus of targeted new research hubs aimed at resolving some of the challenges facing industrial economies.

Australian academics and industry leaders are proposing a Sino-Australia Institute of Food and Environment Institute (SAIFE) to integrate research, innovation and education within international food supply chains. SAIFE has received strong support from leading universities, industry and senior  government officials in China.