Science & Tech

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A medical researcher's career is one of frustration and melancholy. What keeps them going?

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A team of five robots and 10 engineers from UNSW will represent Australia at the US$5 million Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Competition, battling 24 teams from 11 countries.

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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.

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Four UNSW students will have the chance to foster their entrepreneurial mindset as part of a New Colombo Plan exchange program to Jakarta.

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The world’s poorest countries are experiencing a substantially greater increase in hot days and warm nights compared to wealthy countries as a result of human-caused climate change, research shows.

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A TV documentary about a UNSW-led project that aims to bring an extinct Australian frog back to life will air on ABC TV.

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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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Here are some short- and medium-term strategies for transitioning to renewable, reliable and affordable energy in South Australia, writes Mark Diesendorf.

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UNSW’s internationally renowned waste innovator, Veena Sahajwalla, is the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Jubilee Professorship by the Indian Academy of Sciences.

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Termites and ants are mortal enemies and will fight to the death if necessary. Yet armies of sightless termites carry out their work within millimetres of ant nests thanks to an incredible talent that could be of interest to the defence and counter-espionage industries.

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