Latest Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Stories
Australian scientists reported Wednesday hundreds of new marine species as well as previously uncharted undersea mountains and canyons have been discovered in the depths of the Southern Ocean.
Amid a long drought that has jeopardized this yearâ€™s harvest, Australiaâ€™s winemakers are reconsidering the areas in which they can grow grapes and the styles of wine they can produce.
By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Forget Atkins, Weightwatchers and Jenny Craig -- a new diet craze has emerged in Australia that has toppled Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code and J.K. Rowling's latest Harry Potter novel from the top of the bestseller list.
University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) nanotechnologists and an Australian colleague have produced transparent carbon nanotube sheets that are stronger than the same-weight steel sheets and have demonstrated applicability for organic light-emitting displays, low-noise electronic sensors, artificial muscles, conducting appliquÃ©s and broad-band polarized light sources that can be switched in one ten-thousandths of a second.
The Belmont Red is a breed of beef Cattle produced in 1954 by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in the Australian tropics. It was developed at the Belmont Research Station from several different breeds including the Africander and Hereford-Shorthorn. The Belmont Red was released to breeders in 1969. The Belmont Red was bred to have a greater resistance to ticks, have a calm temperament and more efficiently use the environment for higher weight gain....
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.