CSIRO

World-first 3-D mobile mapping project

Australian researchers are using a novel mobile laser 3D mapping system called Zebedee to preserve some of the country's oldest and most culturally significant heritage sites.

Apr 15, 2013
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Using X-ray vision to detect unseen gold

Powerful X-rays can now be used to rapidly and accurately detect gold in ore samples, thanks to a new technique developed by CSIRO – a move that could save Australia's minerals industry hundreds of millions ...

Aug 08, 2013
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Herbicide runoff reduced to Great Barrier Reef

(Phys.org) —An innovative new approach to sugarcane plantation weed management trialled in select Great Barrier Reef (GBR) catchments has shown a 90 per cent reduction in runoff of highly soluble herbicides ...

Oct 16, 2013
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Synchrotron could help save the Tassie devil

(PhysOrg.com) -- Australia’s new $A200m synchrotron in Melbourne could contribute to the fight to save the Tasmanian devil from the outbreak of facial tumour disease currently decimating devil populations, ...

Sep 29, 2008
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Beware of the enemy within

Evidence supporting Australia's internal quarantine restrictions designed to stop the spread of insect pests, has been published in the respected scientific journal, Nature Communications.

Nov 17, 2010
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