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Gone bananas

The world’s favourite banana is being threatened by the spread of plant pathogens. Scientists at QUT are engineering solutions using genetics to save our staple snack.

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Reef obsession

Francesca Gissi is at ANSTO under a postgraduate research award, driving the fight against coral reef demise. It’s a job that takes her from the lab to the reef, like a coral crime detective.

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Which biologist are you?

Biologist or not, you’re bound to love this quiz. Are you wild and energetic? Or meticulous and detail oriented? We’ll find a biology career for you!

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Scary bugs to haunt your dreams

Just when you thought the Halloween spooks were over, mother nature delivers the creepiest crawlies and scary bugs to haunt your dreams!

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Choose a creepy crawly

Would you rather spend your life down in the deep dark ocean, or scurrying away from predators in a cloud of slime? We’ll pick a creepy crawly for you with our quiz!

Careers in Health

Careers in health

Interested in careers in health? Here are a few reasons why you could be on the path to an amazing future.


On the shoulders of giants

Research at the University of Sydney sees biologists and chemists working side by side on treating disease.

Big data attack

Learn how to tackle big data to solve 21st Century problems at the University of Melbourne.