New generation tiger prawns tamed on-farm
CSIRO's recent success in producing a commercial crop of black tiger prawns entirely from domesticated breeding stock has opened the way to improving the quality and consistency of one of the Australian aquaculture industry's more highly prized products.
Rockets and razor sharp nails
CSIRO’S Double Helix Science Club is inviting Canberra’s kids to take part in amazing demonstrations and scientific experiments, with fuming liquid nitrogen, piercingly sharp nails and exploding film canisters on offer.
CSIRO puts titanium on the agenda
The CSIRO Light Metals Flagship, with the help of the International Titanium Association (ITA), is getting Australian scientists, engineers, policy makers and commercial interests together to explore the potential for a local titanium industry.
Stalking fugitive methane emissions in China
A new CSIRO technology called VAMCAT (Ventilation Air Methane Catalytic Turbine) is poised to take a sizable bite out of methane emissions with a Greenhouse effect equivalent to more than 237 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.