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Discover how science research at ANU is shaping our future.

‘Smart plants’ and water use research win ARC Fellowships

Professor Barry Pogson, from the Research School of Biology, was awarded $2.9 million to create higher-yielding and more resilient 'smart plants'.

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8 May 2012

The impact of fiction

Its about a lot more than StarTrek

20 Apr 2012

Solving a global wheat problem

Scientists battle wheat crop disease

20 Apr 2012

Chromosome key to devil tumour

Scientists map Tassy Devil genome

20 Apr 2012

The fit don’t always survive

Sexual antagonism v gene survival

16 Apr 2012

The energy-water-food nexus

How to adapt efficiently

17 Mar 2012

China’s cities

Economic growth versus food production

14 Feb 2012

Running dry

Australia simply does not have enough water to sustain our present irrigation needs.