Indigenous science in spotlight as desert grass leads to medical gel breakthrough
The Age, Other, 28/02/2023, Liam Mannix
Few plants are hardy enough to survive the red desert plains of central Australia, where the sands can reach 50 degrees and rain evaporates as soon as it falls. […] “He wants to go past lip service,” a source close to the minister said The minister has also quietly set First Nations science as a priority for the CSIRO “Our First Nations peoples were our first scientists and must play an enduring and central role in our scientific endeavours,” he wrote in a letter to the organisation.
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