International recognition for WLAN technology
The CSIRO team that invented a faster system for wireless local area networking – which later became the foundation of Wi-Fi in its most popular form today – has been named as a finalist in the European Inventor Award 2012.
East Australian Current on science watch
CSIRO oceanographers leave Brisbane this week on a 10-day, $2 million research voyage they believe will generate the most complete profile yet of one of Australia’s most influential environmental features, the East Australian Current.
East Asia Summit
Researchers and policy makers from East Asia and Australia will meet to shared insights about from case studies across the East Asian region which focus on urban sustainability and adaptation to climate change urban areas
Carbon capture technology moves a step closer
This week CSIRO will release its latest findings to the Australian Government on carbon dioxide capture technology following a four-year A$21 million research program aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from Australian coal-fired power stations.
CSIRO uncovers nature's nano-secrets
A new book, which explores how nature's own laboratory has been producing some of the world’s most advanced nanomaterials for millions of years, has been released.
Growing nitrous oxide levels explained
Australian, Korean and US scientists have generated a 65-year record of Southern Hemisphere nitrous oxide measurements establishing a new benchmark against which to compare changes in the long-lived greenhouse gas that is also a major ozone-depleting substance.
State of the Climate 2012
Australia's land and oceans have continued to warm in response to rising CO2 emissions from the burning of fossil fuels.
Good news for wheat farmers battling salinity
A salt-tolerant variety of durum wheat that outperforms other varieties by 25 per cent on salty soils has been developed by CSIRO scientists using traditional crop breeding techniques.