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Discovery could lead to new malaria treatments

A study led by researchers at ANU could lead to new treatments for combating drug-resistant malaria, as well as boost existing drugs.

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A study led by researchers at ANU could lead to new treatments for combating drug-resistant malaria, as well as boost existing drugs.

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Research story | 7 Aug 2020

These koalas escaped disaster. Now they are getting a second chance.

A group of ANU researchers are helping rehabilitate koalas after the 2020 bushfires.

Research story | 3 Aug 2020

ANU Science on Location: Bruny Island

Bruny Island is a wild and windswept land mass on the east coast of Tasmania. It's one of the few places left where the swift parrot can raise its young.

Woman writing mathematics equations

News | 31 Jul 2020

New mathematical research partnership announced

The Australian National University has joined Monash University and The University of Melbourne in a new mathematical research partnership called MATRIX.

News | 30 Jul 2020

New study unravels secret to subduction

A new study by an international team of researchers offers new clues about where and how subduction starts on Earth.

PhD student Aditya Tripathi working on optical diagnostic of the topological lasers.

News | 28 Jul 2020

Researchers develop tiny but tough lasers

An international team of scientists led by ANU researchers has developed a new robust type of light technology that could lead to cheaper and faster devices.

Small icebergs

News | 24 Jul 2020

Historic CO2 decline could hold clues for future climate

A new study provides a clearer snapshot of conditions during the last ice age, when global ice sheets were at their peak, and could even lead to better models for future climate projections. 

Graph of the world showing seismic noise after social distancing

News | 24 Jul 2020

COVID-19 lockdown leads to huge drop in seismic noise

A new study by an international team of scientists has found lockdown measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 led to a 50 per cent reduction in seismic noise observed around the world.

The climate won’t warm as much as we feared – but it will warm more than we hoped

Analysis and opinion | 23 Jul 2020

The climate won’t warm as much as we feared – but it will warm more than we hoped

We know the climate changes as greenhouse gas concentrations rise, but the exact amount of expected warming remains uncertain.

Quoll being released

News | 23 Jul 2020

New reintroduction tactics boost eastern quoll survival rate

An experimental research project led by researchers from ANU has found a new way to boost the survival rates of eastern quolls reintroduced to the Australian Capital Territory.

Lead author Dr Siva Karuturi

Research story | 20 Jul 2020

ANU researchers set new solar-to-hydrogen efficiency record

Researchers at The Australian National University have achieved a new efficiency record for hydrogen cells that can convert water into hydrogen.

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