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Getting to the root of soil parasite infections in wheat

Kara Levin used confocal microscopy to generate 3D images of cereal cyst nematode infection in wheat roots

Using high-resolution 3D imaging, researchers have discovered how cereal cyst nematodes interfere with plant root development to hijack water and nutrient flow.

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How far away can dogs smell and hear?

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How far away can dogs smell and hear? Animal behaviour expert Dr Susan Hazel has the answer.

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Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition