Space innovation grows crops quickly

(AUSTRALIA) Scientists in Australia have developed a technique for 'speed breeding' crops which has its origins in outer space. Inspired by NASA's efforts to grow wheat in space, the University of Queensl...

Crops can give more

Researchers at the University of Queensland (UQ) have made a discovery that could increase the amount of flour produced from wheat by 10%. The UQ team has found genes which dictate the yield of flour from wh...

Patch could help eradicate polio

A breakthrough by bioscientists in Australia could lead to the final eradication of polio. World Health Organisation (WHO) funded research undertaken at the University of Queensland (UQ) has demonstrated tha...

Spray protects crops from viruses

Scientists in Australia have developed a game-changing way to protect plants from deadly viruses. The team from the University of Queensland (UQ) has developed BioClay to destroy them. BioClay combines RNA (...

Green light for printed energy

(AUSTRALIA) A project in Australia pioneering the development of printed battery technology could help accelerate the shift to renewable energy. The University of Queensland (UQ) and the University of New...