Macquarie synthetic biologists have made a breakthrough in renewable energy production by creating genetically-engineered sugar-loving bacteria that can produce on-demand, zero-emission hydrogen fuel faster than has been done anywhere else.
From seeking cures for devastating diseases to developing heat-resistant crops, Macquarie University is making a real-world impact through its research, writes Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Sakkie Pretorius.
School strikes will put politicians on notice on climate change action – with supporters hoping the national campaign will diminish political apathy and lead to finding for technologies that will make a difference.
A Macquarie University volcanologist is calling on authorities to implement an emergency response plan, warning an eruption in the Newer Volcanics Province - an area with over 400 volcanoes - could threaten Melbourne, Sydney and the east of Australia
As torrential rain and flash flooding hit NSW on Wednesday, drivers were warned again it is never safe to enter flood waters - as Macquarie research has shown, a slight error of judgement can be the difference between life and death.