Latest Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Stories
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.
Deep-diving ocean "gliders" have revealed the journey of Bass Strait water from the Tasman Sea to the Indian Ocean.
An Australian fly species, found in far northern Queensland, has been given a rather unique name: Scaptia (Plinthina) beyonceae -- honoring American pop star Beyonce.
A new report presents the most comprehensive scientific analysis to date of climate change in the Pacific region.
A major transformation in the food system is needed to address future threats to food security according to experts from some of the world’s leading science organizations.
Scientists are taking the first steps to improve estimates of long-term wind speed changes for the fast-growing wind energy sector.
Relocating species threatened by climate change is a radical and hotly debated strategy for maintaining biodiversity.
Climate scientists are using the US and Australian navies to deploy robotic measuring devices in the pirate-infested Indian Ocean.
The discovery potential of the future international SKA radio telescope has been glimpsed following the commissioning of a working optical fibre link between CSIROâ€™s Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope in Western Australia, and other radio telescopes across Australia and New Zealand.
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
- The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.