Dial "D" for Diagnosis (Podcast 26 Feb 2013)
Researchers are developing an inexpensive mobile-phone-based sensor that will allow users in developing countries to rapidly diagnose infectious disease such as malaria or tuberculosis. (7:05)
Uploading the economy (Podcast 19 Feb 2013)
A new CSIRO Flagship aims to boost Australia’s productivity by developing and delivering digital solutions to improve people’s wellbeing and prosperity in a digital economy. (10:44)
2°C climate target a hot topic (Podcast 03 Dec 2012)
Carbon dioxide emission reductions required to limit global warming to 2°C are becoming a receding goal based on new figures reported in the latest Global Carbon Project (GCP) calculations published in Nature Climate Change.
Every scribble tells a story (Podcast 30 Nov 2012)
In a remarkable piece of detective work, a team of 'retired' CSIRO scientists have revealed the group of artists responsible for the iconic scribbles found on smooth-barked Eucalyptus trees in southeastern Australia.
UAV finds (and nearly saves) Outback Joe (Podcast 15 Oct 2012)
In what is believed to be a world-first for a non-military drone, an Unmanned Airborne Vehicle (UAV) was able to locate a dummy of a missing bushwalker without human intervention during the A$50,000 Outback Challenge in Kingaroy, Queensland. (9:11)
Robots fly to the rescue (Podcast 13 Jul 2012)
The development of potentially lifesaving unmanned aircraft capable of flying in conditions considered too dangerous for manned aircraft, is being fast-tracked under the joint research venture Project ResQu. (8:24)
There's always the sun? (Podcast 14 Jun 2012)
Australia has abundant solar energy resources, but until now there has been very little publicly available research on how the variable nature of sunshine affects electricity networks.
Science in support of Rio+20 (Podcast 14 May 2012)
In March 2012, the Planet Under Pressure conference brought together 3000 leading experts– including CSIRO scientists– to provide scientific leadership for the upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development - Rio+20. (10:01)