UNSW Science

brain trauma

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.

Pilbara

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.

brain

New research shows it is the kind of diet a primate species consumes that offers the best explanation for its brain size, writes Darren Curnoe.

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From luxuries like champagne to the very livelihoods of fishing communities in the developing world – the climate-driven shifts in species will affect us all.

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March for Science rallies will take place in cities around Australia on Saturday 22 April. Stuart Khan explains why he and others are participating.

Venus of Willendorf

Were there any women around in the Palaeolithic Era? If popular culture is any guide you’d think not, writes Darren Curnoe.

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Leading scientists, including Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty, are calling on the Australian government to urgently fund research into the impact of climate change on human health.  

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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.

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