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Professor Merlin Crossley in conversation with Dr Francisco Mojica. Photo: Jacquie Manning

Microbiologist Francisco Mojica spoke to an enthusiastic audience at UNSW Sydney about his discovery of the gene editing tool CRISPR, ranked among the most important scientific findings of this century.

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Difficulty with English language can mask other difficulties that culturally and linguistically diverse students may have, such as autism or dyslexia.

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Reconstruction of the peculiar, short-faced niata cow. Illustrations by Jorge González, La Plata, Argentina

Scientists have used the latest genetic and anatomical techniques to study the remains of a cow with a short face like a bulldog that fascinated Charles Darwin when he first saw it in Argentina 180 years ago.

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Guests at memorial service for UNSW Professor David Cooper AC. Photo: Bec Lewis

Hundreds of people gathered at Sydney's Town Hall today to remember UNSW Scientia Professor David Cooper AC, immunologist and pioneer in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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Rosemary Kayess. Photo: Supplied

UNSW’s Rosemary Kayess has been elected to United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. 

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Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe has effectively ruled out an interest rate rise until wage growth tops 3%.

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Professor Susan Coppersmith

Professor Susan Coppersmith from the University of Wisconsin- Madison will join UNSW next year to work with experimental scientists on problems ranging from quantum computing to new materials.

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Ricky, Jacob and the The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP. Photo: Grant Turner

Students who won a national competition will have their stories included in a school drug and alcohol prevention program developed by researchers at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, based at UNSW Sydney.

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The meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore looks like a lost opportunity, writes James Cotton.

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Scientia Professor Martin Green

UNSW Sydney congratulates solar energy pioneer Scientia Professor Martin Green, who has become the first Australian to win a prestigious Global Energy Prize worth more than $820,000.