The level of activity in the resting brain has a direct link to the ability to do well on cognitive tests, according to new research from the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing at UNSW Sydney.
The unique Australian approach of creating quantum bits from precisely positioned individual atoms in silicon is reaping major rewards, with two of these atom qubits made to “talk” to each other for the first time.
UNSW medical researchers whose work focuses on the beginning and the end of life have received three of six grants awarded by the HCF Research Foundation.
UNSW Law student Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts has overcome adversity to win the distinguished John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship awarded by the Law Council of Australia.
UNSW has strengthened the line-up at its new interdisciplinary Gonski Institute for Education with the appointment of one of the country’s top business leaders to chair the Institute’s advisory board.
Having money helps, but economists are learning there are other things we need to feel happy, writes Gigi Foster.
The Allegiance to Australia Act undermines our values and is never likely to be effective, writes George Williams.
Wild bilbies have learnt to avoid an old enemy, but are less cautious of a newer predator, new research suggests.
The ease of creating a smallpox-like virus, and the growing number of vulnerable people with weakened immune systems, present challenges for emergency response planners, researchers have warned.
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.