Text: Snapshot, Science news highlights

01 Breakthrough

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Understanding coronavirus

The novel coronavirus has now infected thousands of people worldwide. We’re part of the global response as we try to determine the characteristics of the virus to help develop a vaccine.

02 Research

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Saving the farm

Growing crops suitable for both feeding livestock and for harvesting is helping this farmer weather the drought.

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Bushfire Q&A

Our climate researcher explains the impact of climate change on extreme events like bushfires. Is climate change to blame?

03 Discoveries

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04 People

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Aussie legend

Our climate science researcher, Dr Jess Melbourne-Thomas, was in the running for Australian of the Year. She reflects on the honour of being nominated.


Scope this out

We’re seeking a professional engineer to lead a team providing support for our ASKAP telescope. Based in Geraldton WA.

The safe side

Are you interested in researching cyber security? Work with us to help shape the security of critical infrastructure in Australia. Sydney based.

05 Participate

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Swipe right

Do you know who’s looking at your dating app data? We explore data privacy and explain how you can protect yourself.

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Kombucha kraze

Kombucha is touted for its gut health benefits. We investigate the hype behind it with science. Is kombucha a fermented friend or foe?


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