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15 Aug 2019
The seven-year funding for Centres of Excellence ostensibly supports focused research across existing scientific communities but, as the Consortium for Ocean-...
24 Jun 2019
Data from new satellites reveal the alarming extent of the recent drought in Australia and confirms a significant loss of ice in Antarctica, say ANU scientists.
7 May 2019
Australian scientists have developed an innovative method using cores drilled from coral to produce a world first 400-year long seasonal record of El Niño...
21 Mar 2019
The near-Earth asteroid, Bennu, has thrown NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission a curve ball as its rough surface littered with boulders had not been anticipated,...
13 Mar 2019
Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) are unlocking some of the secrets of the Earth's inner core by adapting and further developing a...
13 Mar 2019
In this video, find out how ANU research is helping mitigate damage from future earthquakes.
5 Mar 2019
Homo luzonensis lived more than 50,000 years ago.
21 Sep 2018
RSES PhD student Ilya Bobrovskiy and Assoc. Prof. Jochen Brocks have discovered molecules of fat in an ancient fossil to reveal the earliest confirmed animal...
11 Jul 2018
Scientists from ANU and overseas have discovered the oldest colours in the geological record, 1.1 billion-year-old bright pink pigments extracted from rocks...
22 Aug 2017
In Australia, geologists are posed with increasing challenges in exploring for mineral resources under deeper and deeper soil cover.
21 Aug 2017
Research led by ANU has solved the mystery of how the first animals appeared on Earth, a pivotal moment for the planet without which humans would not exist.
26 Jun 2017
Dr Jennie Mallela and Dr Sophie Lewis have combined biological data with climate data to provide a clearer understanding of what has caused these events.