Rainforest rehab in every sense
Sophisticated sensors that measure leaf wetness, soil moisture and temperature are helping rehabilitate rainforest in the Springbrook World Heritage precinct in south-east Queensland.
Sensoring the World Wide Web
CSIRO scientists will lead an international initiative to develop standards for sharing information collected by sensors and sensor networks over the Internet.
Security software licensed to Australian company
In an agreement announced today, sophisticated analysis technology jointly developed by CSIRO and Boeing has been licensed by CSIRO to Australian company Semantic Sciences to enable the development of software for intelligence analysis to protect Australia’s security
CSIRO looks to the Petabyte Age
CSIROvision, CSIRO’s new ultra high resolution visualisation system, is a window to a near future world where such huge volumes of information are generated that science itself will change, according to Dr Alex Zelinsky, CSIRO Group Executive, Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies.
CSIRO oversees rescue of ‘Outback Joe’
In an ultra-modern take on a St Bernard bringing brandy to stranded skiers, tomorrow pilotless aircraft will drop water to someone ‘lost’ in the outback.
Reducing bottlenecks in emergency departments
The Australian e-Health Research Centre has shown that it is possible to accurately predict how many patients will present at hospital emergency departments, their expected medical needs and the number of hospital admissions.
‘Innovation and Excellence Day’ showcases QCAT’s R&D
World-class mining research and technological developments with far reaching implications for Australia’s future will be featured tomorrow, 1 August, in Brisbane during the Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies’ (QCAT’s) fourth annual Innovation and Excellence Day.
CSIRO wireless responds to emergencies
CSIRO is developing new wireless technologies for locating, tracking, sensing and communicating in areas where global positioning systems (GPS) do not work.
Using biostatistics to detect disease outbreaks
An internationally recognised authority in biostatistics, Harvard University Professor Louise Ryan, is working with CSIRO researchers to help improve the way statistics are used to detect disease outbreaks in Australia.
Fellowship boosts marine ecosystem research
Australian research into how marine ecosystems are affected by a combination of environmental change, human activity and management decisions, received a boost recently with the award of a CSIRO CEO’s Science Leader Fellowship to marine scientist, Dr Beth Fulton.
Monitoring Asia-Pacific disasters from space
A space-based international Earth observation network to detect and monitor natural disasters in the Asia-Pacific region has been formed with a substantial contribution from Australian science.
ICT plugs into healthcare delivery
Advances in ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) for personal health care are playing a critical role in improving people's health and wellbeing.