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If we could delay the buildup of that protein or enhance the clearance of this toxic protein from the brain, then it will slow the rate of onset of the disease.

Australia’s Mopra telescope, nestled in NSW’s Warrumbungle National Park, is earmarked for closure in a year thanks to CSIRO funding cuts. But this one-of-a-kind telescope is well worth saving, writes Michael Burton.

Space is fascinating. Space exploration is inspirational. People are naturally explorers and we’re interested in what’s out there and whether or not we are alone in the universe.

The services sector is poised to reap significant gains from the China-Australia free trade deal, writes Laurey Pearcey.

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Innovation: Recycling e-waste robot-style

UNSW researchers have programmed industrial robots to tackle the growing problem of e-waste. This experiment video is part of a research project conducted by UNSW's Sustainable Manufacturing and Life Cycle Engineering Research Group.

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Team EchiDNA wins Harvard Uni's BIOMOD competition

Three UNSW students are members of the first Australian team to win Harvard University's Biomod Championships – a biomolecular design competition for undergraduates from around the world.

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Nature partner journal launches at UNSW

A new scientific journal focusing on the rapidly developing areas of quantum research that promise to revolutionise the processing and transmission of information has been launched by Education Minister Christopher Pyne.

Innovation: Recycling e-waste robot-style
Team EchiDNA wins Harvard Uni's BIOMOD competition
Nature partner journal launches at UNSW

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Collaboration improves glaucoma diagnosis

Close collaboration between eye care professionals improves diagnosis of the blinding eye disease glaucoma and reduces unnecessary and costly referrals to ophthalmologists, a UNSW-led study shows.

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Low income families excluded from early childhood services

Thousands of children whose parents are unemployed will be excluded from early childhood services if the government accepts draft recommendations of the Productivity Commission, UNSW research has found.

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New industry mentoring program connects high flyers

A new initiative is linking all first-year Co-op scholars with successful alumni from the prestigious industry scholarship program, helping to boost connections and career prospects

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French researchers team up in bilateral forum at UNSW

The largest ever forum of French researchers in Australia will bring together more than 140 scientists to discuss climate science and strategies to increase collaboration and innovation with industry.