HCA-Vision: software for cytomics
Our HCA-Vision tool helps researchers find more effective, safer pharmaceuticals and better understand the mechanisms of disease. HCA-Vision is an automated image analysis software package that rapidly and reproducibly measures functional features of neuronal cells in images.
Dr David Topping: bowel health advocate
Dr David Topping’s current research interest is the potential benefits of processed foods, such as dietary carbohydrates (fibre, resistant starch and oligosaccharides), probiotics and dietary fats, for gut health.
Prof Manny Noakes: champion of health and wellbeing
Professor Manny Noakes is a key member of CSIRO's research team looking at diet, nutrition and health.She is the leader of the research team that developed the Total Wellbeing Diet, a scientifically proven approach to wellbeing and weight loss. Meet one of the key research scientists behind the development of the Total Wellbeing Diet.
Advance in bowel cancer test research
Australian researchers have developed gene expression biomarkers which can accurately discriminate pre-cancerous and cancerous colorectal growths from non-cancerous controls.
Putting Alzheimer’s on early notice
Australian scientists have presented key findings at an international Alzheimer’s disease conference this week. Their major focus is on early detection and discovering why the disease progresses.
We’ve all got a body, but how does it work? Discover and explore the human body in the Bodyworks Senior workshop for students in Years 3 - 6 run by CSIRO in the Northern Territory.
Sydney: North Ryde, NSW (CSIRO North Ryde)
CSIRO's North Ryde site is in the heart of Sydney's hi-tech hub and near Macquarie University. More than 500 staff members work in mining, food, manufacturing, sustainability, health, petroleum and more.
Bioactive molecules are components of food that possess biological activity in addition to their nutritional value and can play roles in human growth, development and disease prevention.
Nutrition, lifestyle and DNA
CSIRO is researching foods, diets, our lifestyles and DNA to keep us healthier and fitter for longer. A healthy diet and lifestyle can help avoid the major causes of illness and premature death.
The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet
CSIRO's Total Wellbeing Diet has now been produced as a book - published by Penguin - chock full of delectable recipes for a weight loss program that is successful and provides the nutrients required for health and vitality.