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A research project at the University of Canberra’s Institute for Applied Ecology is focusing on the development of cell lines for biobanking.
Koalas could be less at risk of extinction after a team of scientists, including two from the University of Canberra, successfully completed the full sequencing of the animal’s genome
Researchers at the University of Canberra are concerned wild horses in the Kosciuszko National Park could wipe out a critically endangered species of fish