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14 October 14

A dramatic increase in the amount of time that data can be stored on a single atom means silicon could once again play a vital role in the development of super-fast computers, write Andrea Morello and Andrew Dzurak.

14 October 14

A new range of condoms coated with an antimicrobial chemical are unlikely to offer any more protection from STIs than your average condom, writes Bridgit Haire.

14 October 14

A team of UNSW engineering students has been officially recognised as the new world record holders for the fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500 kilometres.

13 October 14

Transforming poor communities through research into social business and health is the aim of a new agreement between UNSW and Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus.

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13 October 14

Former federal environment minister Professor Robert Hill will discuss policy responses to climate change in the inaugural Sir William Tyree Energy Lecture at UNSW on Thursday 23 October.

13 October 14

Arthritis is the second leading cause of disability in Australia with many sufferers so severely disabled they cannot engage in basic everyday activities, UNSW research has found.

(L-R, back row) Andrew Dzurak and Andrea Morello, with paper lead authors (L-R) Menno Veldhorst and Juha Muhonen. Credit: Paul Henderson-Kelly
13 October 14

Two research teams working in the same UNSW laboratories have created quantum bits that offer parallel pathways for building quantum computers in silicon.

10 October 14

Revisiting telegony and other discredited theories of inheritance through the modern lens of epigenetics will contribute to a more complete understanding of heredity, write Angela Crean and Russell Bonduriansky.

10 October 14

The percentage of students taking intermediate or advanced mathematics at school has declined significantly. Why is this happening and why does it matter? asks Chris Tisdale.

Hipster with moustache for Movember grants
9 October 14

Thank you to the Handlebar, the Freestyler, the Fu Manchu and all the other moustaches that helped the Movember Foundation contribute $5.5 million in grants to support UNSW expertise in men’s mental health.