UNSW Science

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In an inspiring video interview, world-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall tells Dean of UNSW Science Emma Johnston that the resilience of nature and the indomitable human spirit give her hope for the future.

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A UNSW Sydney-led team of scientists has made an advance that could eventually lead to a cure for sickle cell anaemia and other blood disorders.

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Efforts to reduce the gender gap and encourage more women in Australian astronomy are being rewarded, write Virginia Kilborn and Sarah Brough.

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Where other people are looking can influence our own way of seeing the world, new research at the UNSW School of Psychology has found.

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In the era of fake news, lightning-quick news cycles and algorithm-determined social media feeds only make matters worse, writes Rachel Visontay.

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As we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the bicycle, new research confirms cars cause the majority of bike collisions. It's time to follow much of Europe and shift liability to drivers, writes Soufiane Boufous.

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One of the best ways to find out the challenges of living on Mars is to simulate living on another planet here on Earth, writes Jonathan Clarke.

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Survivors of traumatic brain injuries might have behavioural issues or have problems holding down a job for years after a blow to the head or a bad fall, write Travis Wearne and Emily Trimmer.

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UNSW researchers have been awarded $2.7 million in the latest round of federal government funding for industry-linked research projects, outperforming other universities in the State.

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Life on the land could have started millions of years earlier on Earth than first thought. This could change the way we think about life developing elsewhere in the universe, writes Tara Djokic.

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