A two-year scientific collaboration with the University of Technology Sydney, German Aerospace Center and University of Melbourne produced unique regional pathways to stay below a 1.5°C temperature rise by transitioning to 100 per cent renewable energy and implementing natural climate solutions.
Researchers have discovered a ‘blind spot’ in atomic force microscopy – a powerful tool capable of measuring the force between two atoms, imaging the structure of individual cells and the motion of biomolecules.
The University of Melbourne, San Diego Zoo Global and conservation group cesar have teamed up to begin a unique project designed to learn more about the elusive platypus and the threats to its survival.
Quantum physicists have produced a novel system to simulate and visualise what is happening inside a quantum computer – a feat impossible to do in real life because observing the computer would ‘collapse’ its quantum state.
Three Australian scientists have contributed to the world’s largest genetic study on humans, providing a first-of-its kind resource for health researchers across the globe to further medical research and drug development and potentially provide more efficient and personalized treatments of diseases.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.