Stories2021-06-01T22:48:21+00:00

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Helping mango farmers improve their harvest

Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) supported researchers from Central Queensland University to develop “FruitMaps”, which translates sensor data from mango farms to help farmers make the best decisions.

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Uncovering a new layer of history in southwest Victoria

A research project aligned an ancient volcanic eruption with oral traditions from the local Gunditjmara people, which means they may be the longest-lived traditions in the world.

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Key bushfire discoveries powered by NCI

Bushfires depend on extremely complex weather and environmental patterns, and the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) has the power to help researchers analyse this data.

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Polymers to clean up industrial waste

A new material made from industrial waste can soak up mercury and oil spills, and is being commercialised for environmental cleaning.

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Growing Salt Tolerant Wheat

New salt-tolerant genes found by the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF) have shown an increased wheat grain yield in Australia’s salty soil.

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Spinifex: from ancient grass to modern materials

Spinifex grass yields super-fine and superstrong nanofibers, and the University of Queensland and Dugalinji Aboriginal Corporation are turning them into unique products with help from MA and ANFF.

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Next-gen pollen mapping and forecasting

Next-gen pollen mapping and forecasting

TERN monitoring infrastructure and data are crucial to a new national pollen-monitoring network, AusPollen, and a high-tech approach to pollen mapping and forecasting.

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ALA Tracks App

Indigenous Rangers from the Central Land Council in the Northern Territory can now track threatened species in both English and Warlpiri using an app supported by the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA).

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