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‘Animal-stress’ signal improves plant drought resilience

Plant Shoot Dry Earth

Scientists discover that a gene that helps animal ‘relax’, also helps plants save water.

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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