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  • Cane toad genome cracked

    Scientists have unlocked the DNA sequence of cane toads, which could help them find a way to control this poisonous pest.

    Curious about science? Explore all our videos and articles.

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  • Women in STEM Decadal Plan

    This 10-year roadmap aims to increases women’s STEM participation and retention from school through to careers. 

    Find out more about consultation and submission opportunities now underway.

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  • Fellows elected in 2018

    The Academy welcomes 21 new Fellows, elected for their outstanding contributions to science and scientific research.

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  • The Shine Dome

    Fascinated by the Shine Dome? Did you know the Shine Dome is on Twitter @ShineDome? Find out more about the Academy's unique landmark, including how to hold an event there.

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  • Scientists have unlocked the DNA sequence of cane toads
    Cane toad genome cracked
  • Women in STEM Decadal Plan
    Women in STEM Decadal Plan
  • Fellows elected in 2018
  • The Shine Dome
    The Shine Dome

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