UNSW Science

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Maths and science offer much more value for students than just learning equations and principles, write Emma Johnston and Kylie Walker.

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The enormous value of science research should be realised with the help of new, dedicated financial support, writes Ian Jacobs.

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As well as his enormous impact on the public's understanding of physics, the late Stephen Hawking had a special connection with UNSW.

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Even the experts almost always get it wrong when trying to explain how weight loss happens, write Ruben Meerman and Andrew Brown.

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A world-first graphene-based filter that can remove more than 99% of the natural organic matter in treated drinking water is being scaled up for possible use in conventional plants.

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The race is on to build the first reproducable two qubit gate in silicon - the building block for a scalable silicon-based quantum computer. UNSW Sydney-led scientists have shown for the first time that they can make two precisely placed phosphorous atom qubits “talk” to each other.

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Wild bilbies have learnt to avoid an old enemy, but are less cautious of a newer predator, new research suggests.

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Humans, and even pet dogs, are more than just products of genes. As Russell Bonduriansky writes, environments play a vital role in shaping us – even before conception.

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Truck drivers are still underpaid and overworked despite numerous surveys pointing to the risks associated with long-haul driving, writes Ann Williamson.

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Australia is the best place for young people and researchers to pursue what they love and realise their dreams, UNSW scientist and 2018 Australian of the Year Michelle Simmons said in her award speech.

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