News, essays, art, and anything else inspired by science
Interronauts the CSIRO podcast I'm lucky enough to co-host. Here are the episodes, films clips, and a bit of background
2SER has given me a regular weekly segment to discuss science news. Yabbadabbadoo.
Cactus-inspired fuel cell membrane — oil painting and radio spot.
CSIRO recently developed a new way to harvest stem cells for leukaemia patients (comic).
CSIRO recently sequenced a part of a bat's genome, revealing how they might stave infections (comic).
One of Australia's only active volcanoes — Big Ben — erupts. Here's my article and radio appearance on the story.
A piece I wrote for CSIRO on a few of my favourite/most common families of spider to promote the new ID book: 'A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia'.
Australian white ibis: the smelly canaries in our city. Here's a piece I wrote for the Australian Geographic.
My two artworks for the book 'Secret Lives of Carnivorous Marsupials' (2017).
Our insides are a terrarium: biodiverse with bacteria, fungi, and more; it's an evolving ecosystem.
Graphic for ANU's sci-comms pamphlet.
'Where's Wallaby?' A game to find our native flora and fauna (and fungi) to celebrate the Atlas of Living Australia.
A Garfield parody I drew up for a CSIRO press release about 'space lasagne'.
A time-lapse video I did for Refraction Media and their work in STEM.
A collection of arthropod illustrations.
Here are my latest illustrations of great CSIRO research: New Horizons Pluto flyby, and the submarine Sydney volcanoes.
My next commission is for the Logan City Council in Queensland, who are restoring Slacks Creek, a tributary of Logan River.
Animation and time-lapse: Top 7 eggs in CSIRO's national egg collection.
My tuna pixel art for a gallery event about sustainable seafood.
I did a time-lapse painting and post production animation of the newly discovered 'Dinosaur' or 'Enigma' moth (Aenigmatinea glatzella).
I sat down to draw some arthopods in various media. Beetle larvae, ladybird spider, psyllid, and scales in pen, water colour, and pencils.
A comic inspired by a talk I saw by JP Higham from NYU's anthropology department where the colour of monkeys' body parts take advantage of the red-green colour blindness of cats.
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