Daniel Mansfield and Norman Wildberger say a 3,700-year old Babylonian clay tablet is the world’s oldest and most accurate trigonometric table.
UNSW research should encourage schools and even nursing homes to consider adopting exercise routines to assist memory.
Five young UNSW researchers will spend a year sharing their knowledge with school students, teachers and the broader community after winning NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
The discovery in the Pilbara of the oldest evidence of land-based life could help in the search for life on Mars.
Through a program of individualised mentorship, Professor Justin Gooding has trained and developed an all-new breed of research leader in bionanotechnology and nanomedicine.
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.
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.
Efforts to reduce the gender gap and encourage more women in Australian astronomy are being rewarded, write Virginia Kilborn and Sarah Brough.
Where other people are looking can influence our own way of seeing the world, new research at the UNSW School of Psychology has found.
In the era of fake news, lightning-quick news cycles and algorithm-determined social media feeds only make matters worse, writes Rachel Visontay.