UNSW Science

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Are you a dynamic early career researcher with a passion for communicating your work to a wider audience? The ABC has today opened applications for its popular media residency scheme, calling for emerging university scholars to apply.

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Artificial islands emerging from the oceans are regarded as 'engineering marvels'. But little attention is paid to how these human-made structures affect sea life.

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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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