University of Queensland

Sorghum sugar signals sweet success

A joint project between Queensland and Chinese researchers to derive sugars from sorghum could result in extraordinary social, economic and environmental benefits for future generations.

dateJun 03, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Captive elephants in Laos face extinction

(Phys.org) —The captive elephant population in Laos will be extinct in just over a century if current management practices do not change, a University of Queensland study has found.

dateMay 05, 2014 in Ecology
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Rainforest essential for world's smallest kangaroo

(Phys.org) —The discovery of musky rat-kangaroo fossils has prompted experts to call for better protection of tropical rainforests after new links show the tiny marsupial cannot survive outside that environment.

dateMay 05, 2014 in Ecology
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