CSIRO

CSIRO, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization is Australia's governmental agency for scientific research. CSIRO was originally founded in 1926 as the Advisory Council of Science and Industry. CSIRO employs 6,000 scientists, technicians and support staff with 50 sites around Australia and labs in Mexico and France. CSIRO is divided into 16 operational divisions including but not limited to, Australia Telescope National Laboratory, Energy Technology, Entomology, Material Sciences and Engineering, Sustainable Ecosystems and Molecular and Health Technologies. CSIRO is noted for its work at the Darwin Laboratories, the invention of the Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, invention of the insect repellent Aerogar and a series of biological control inhibiting the spread of rabbit hemorrhagic disease. Media inquiries are welcome.

Address
CSIRO Enquiries,Bag 10 Clayton South VIC 3169, Australia
Website
http://www.csiro.au/csiro/channel/_ca_dch2t.html
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSIRO

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Medications

Researchers show how antidepressants treat nerve pain

Researchers at Australia's national science agency (CSIRO) have shown for the first time how tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) work against nerve pain, paving the way for further research and new therapies to treat the debilitating ...

Overweight & Obesity

Study finds financial rewards lead to greater weight loss

With two in three Australian adults currently overweight or obese, and around 47% of Australians now living with related chronic health conditions, an updated report from Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, has reinforced ...

Vaccination

Aiming to end the refrigeration of vaccines

Researchers at Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, have developed a technique that addresses the challenge of transporting temperature-dependent vaccines, which researchers hope may increase access in rural and remote ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Evaluating the impact of COVID-19 travel bans

Australian scientists have modeled a way to determine how many cases of COVID-19 could be traveling on any international flight, based on data from the first six months of the pandemic, which could help Australian authorities ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lambda coronavirus variant

The Lambda variant has been reported in Australia. Dr. Seshadri Vasan, CSIRO scientist and COVID-19 project leader, has been studying the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 since its emergence.

Health

New CSIRO tool to combat Australia's junk food addiction

Low-nutrient, high-calorie food continues to be the top choice for Australians, with new research from CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, showing that nearly four out of five people are overindulging in junk foods ...

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