UNSW Science

words

We humans are capable of vocalising many different words in a range of languages. But what is it that gives us a remakable and variable voice, asks Noel Hanna.

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For the first time, Australian researchers have found a link between a father's stress levels and learning and memory ability in his offspring and that these negative effects can be reversed by probiotics.

whale

Songs of marine animals can help us discover new populations, write Joy Tripovich and Tracey Rogers.

eye drops

A potential eye drop treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration based on chemical compounds developed at UNSW has received a $2.56 million funding boost.

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Three UNSW PhD students will take their STEM skills to Westpac after winning prestigious industry scholarships allowing them to work part-time at one of Australia’s leading banks.

desert mouse

Australia's arid grasslands are being invaded – by native shrubs and trees, write Mike Letnic and Christopher Edward Gordon.

 Milky Way

A huge galactic archaeology project called Galah is catching starlight to paint a picture of the galaxy's past, present and future, write Jonti Horner, Jonathan P. Marshall and Sarah Martell.

Fish at night

Light pollution is changing the day-night cycle of some fish, dramatically affecting their feeding behaviour, write UNSW's marine scientists.

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UNSW researchers have identified new brain pathways linked to addiction and shown that by manipulating them, drug seeking behaviour and motivation for alcohol can be reduced.

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It’s often said that through our innovations in science, agriculture and medicine humans have become masters of our biological destiny, writes Darren Curnoe.

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