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9 July 14

The migration of tropical fish as a result of ocean warming poses a serious threat to the temperate areas they invade, because they overgraze on kelp forests and seagrass, a UNSW-led study concludes.

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9 July 14

Genetic mutations that affect our blood cells' haemoglobin are the most common of all mutations. Finding an effective treatment would eliminate the need for lifelong blood transfusions, writes Merlin Crossley.

Sunswift eVe put through its paces at Sydney Dragway prior to the record attempt. (Photo credit: Daniel Chen and Glenn Ong)
9 July 14

A team of UNSW students will challenge a 26-year-old world record on Wednesday to prove their electric car meets the needs of Australia's driving public.

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8 July 14

Producing medicinal cannabis in Tasmania would not only help many Australians in need but also create a new and invaluable industry, writes Dr Alex Wodak.

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8 July 14

The Japan-Australia Free Trade Agreement has plenty on offer for both countries, particularly in agriculture and services, writes Tim Harcourt.

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8 July 14

Train your brains for the impending zombie apocalypse these school holidays at UNSW's Museum of Human Disease.

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8 July 14

Some of the world’s leading researchers in HIV will converge on UNSW for the launch of the Kirby Institute’s new facilities and a symposium on the challenges in infectious disease.

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8 July 14

Projected changes in the winds circling Antarctica may accelerate global sea level rises significantly more than previously estimated, research shows.

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8 July 14

Current protests over redevelopment of the Block reveal the limitations of legal title in the face of social, moral and historical understandings of ownership, writes Amelia Thorpe.

 

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8 July 14

Australia has an obligation to ensure refugees are not returned to territories where they face persecution, torture, or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, writes Jane McAdam.

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