An international team of scientists has identified a gene that can prevent some of the most significant wheat diseases—creating the potential to save more than a billion dollars in lost production in Australia each year.
An international team of scientists has discovered the first oceanic microplate in the Indian Ocean—helping identify when the initial collision between India and Eurasia occurred, leading to the birth of the Himalayas.
If you buy your loved one a Siamese fighting fish instead of a Siamese kitten this Christmas, just remind them that the same rules apply - if the relationship loses its magic, don't abandon your pet to the wild.
(Phys.org)—The Himalayas could be 20 million years younger than we think, according to ongoing research at the University of Sydney's School of Geosciences.
An international marine robotics team including a University of Sydney researcher has conducted a preliminary search of Port Royal capturing large scale images of the infamous sunken pirate city.
Temperature rises can drastically alter relationships between predator and prey, including the success of invasive species, new research from the University of Sydney has shown.
Like many pests, cane toads are killed in their thousands in Australia every year, especially by community-based 'toad-busting' groups. New research has now revealed the most humane way to do it.
(Phys.org) —For the first time the complex interplay between bacterial investment strategies and their outcomes has been recreated and analysed by researchers at the University of Sydney and University of Exeter.
University of Sydney researchers have found monkeys living in the wild in cold snowy habitats adjust their nutrient intake to match the elevated costs of thermoregulation.
(Phys.org) —The function of a spur on the hind leg of echidnas has been revealed by research at the University of Sydney.