A chemical compound found in common herbicides could help fight hospital-acquired human fungal pathogenic infections, which claim an estimated two million lives per year.

4 October 2018
ibis

A University of Queensland researcher has uncovered how a French scientist and ibis researcher conducted the first test of evolution more than 50 years before Charles Darwin’s Origin of the Species.

28 September 2018
An example of an Australian lizard, in this case the Gippsland Water Dragon, running on two legs. (Credit: David Paul).

Robots may one day tackle obstacles and traverse uneven terrains thanks to collaborative research analysing the motion of lizards.

26 September 2018

A team of international scientists has discovered why brown tree snakes have become one of the most successful invasive species.

26 September 2018

The fossils of two extinct mice species have been discovered in caves in tropical Queensland by University of Queensland scientists tracking environment changes.

24 September 2018
Cow-eating-leucaena-crop-which-is-drought-resistant

A fast-growing legume could become a viable feed option for drought-affected cattle farmers in Australia’s north.

17 September 2018

Venom from the giant red bull ant is helping University of Queensland scientists understand the evolution of animal toxins in work that could lead to better treatments for pain.

13 September 2018
Google search histories are revealing how ready countries are for climate change

What do you do if you have a question? You probably ‘Google it’.

12 September 2018

Peatlands are extremely effective at storing carbon, but an international study featuring a University of Queensland researcher has found climate change could stop that.

11 September 2018
Roger-Wepf-and-Hiroshi-Kato-in-front-of-the-microscope

Advanced health tools, battery technology and nanomaterials are all potential developments that could flow from a new microscope at The University of Queensland.

7 September 2018
Staghorn  corals  recently  killed  by  the  mass  bleaching  start  to  get  covered  by  a  thick  layer  of  filamentous  algae.  Image: Pedro Frade

A team of international marine scientists working with The University of Queensland has found evidence to suggest the 2016 coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef also affected deep reefs.

5 September 2018

The “chicken or egg” paradox was first proposed by philosophers in Ancient Greece to describe the problem of determining cause-and-effect.

3 September 2018
Samara Hegarty

University of Queensland graduate Samara Hegarty has been announced as a state finalist for a prestigious award, thanks to her vocational animal care training as a student.

3 September 2018

A research team from the Threatened Species Recovery Hub has made a breakthrough that could help dwindling numbers of Australian freshwater fish species.

3 September 2018
A-dingo-walking-through-an-arid-landscape

Global research reveals some of the world’s most damaging parasitic worm species are being spread by wildlife, not just by dogs and cats.

30 August 2018