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Nearly 200 eucalypt species ‘under threat’

Nearly 200 species of Australian eucalypt should be listed as threatened, researchers say. This accounts for nearly a quarter of all native eucalypt species. Scientists from the Threatened Species Recovery Hub assessed all 822 species against the United Nations' threatened ...

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Government offers $2m for coronavirus research

Australian researchers trying to develop a vaccine for coronavirus can share in a $2 million federal fund designed to speed up the work. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the grant scheme at the Peter Doherty Institute in Melbourne, where experts ...

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Robotics centre puts Perth in space race

World-class technology will be adapted for remote operations on the moon and Mars at a national space robotics centre based in Perth. Australian Remote Operations for Space and Earth (AROSE) is a key figure in the Australian-NASA partnership, developing technologies ...

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