Animated beer smooth to pour
Researchers from CSIRO and Korea’s ETRI will pour a virtual glass of beer in San Diego next week at SIGGRAPH 07, the world’s largest computer graphics conference, to showcase their innovative fluid special effects software.
BLUElink: A triumph of scientific collaboration
Users of the vast ocean areas around Australia will be able to obtain broad-scale information on ocean currents, temperature and salinity for the first time following today’s launch of BLUElink – a new ocean forecast system.
CSIRO begins climate project with China
CSIRO and the Australian Greenhouse Office (AGO) have signed a two-year funding agreement for collaboration between CSIRO statisticians and the Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Chinese Academy of Science.
Stats outsmarting brain tumours
CSIRO and the Kolling Institute of Medical Research at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital have discovered two new biological markers that can identify different types of aggressive brain tumours.
Maths a priority area for growth says CSIRO
CSIRO welcomes the recommendations of a review of the state of the mathematical sciences in Australia which was released yesterday by a committee of the Australian Academy of Science.
Sustainable products, sustainable futures
Information about the environmental impact of a range of industry materials is to be made available to the public via a new national database. The database initiative will be announced this morning (Wednesday 22 November) at the 5th Australian Life Cycle Assessment conference in Melbourne.
Nerve cell software keeps track of brain change
Brain research will get a boost tomorrow (14 October) as CSIRO launches in the United States its HCA-Vision nerve cell analysis software at Neuroscience 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia, the world's largest conference for brain researchers.
Parkes finds unexpected ‘heartbeats’ in star
Astronomers using CSIRO's Parkes telescope in eastern Australia have detected radio 'heartbeats' from a star that was not expected to have them. A US-Australian research team found that a 'magnetar' – a kind of star with the strongest magnetic fields known in the Universe – is giving off extraordinary radio pulses, which links this rare type of star with the much more common 'radio pulsars'.
Data safety expert appointed Flagship fellow
CSIRO’s Preventative Health National Research Flagship has appointed Queensland data safety expert Professor Peter Croll to ensure the security of its innovative technology which allows the linking of diverse health databases, creating a powerful research tool for population health research and better patient treatment.
NIPI News: January 2009
Find out about the work being done by the National Invertebrate Pest Initiative (NIPI) in this issue of its newsletter. (9 pages)
Science for services
This brochure highlights how government agencies, telcos, travel companies, banks and other service organisations can benefit from CSIRO research. In this brochure, you can read about 11 research successes in the Australian service sector. (4 pages)
15AIIAAwards ICT MedRelTsr
The CSIRO ICT Centre has been selected as a finalist in two categories of the Australian Information Industry Association's iAwards.