Science & Tech

Sax player inside

Unlike amateurs, professional sax players can play notes in the very high altissimo sound register by tuning their vocal tract to assist the instrument, according to UNSW research published in the journal Science.

Cloud sun inside

Climate change offers Australia a unique opportunity in nation building and infrastructure investment, according to a UNSW researcher.

China surveying inside

UNSW's School of Surveying and Spatial Information Systems has signed a five-year deal to conduct training for China's key surveying and mapping authority - a sign of the growing reputation of UNSW's spatial information team.

Marsupial inside

Pound for pound, Australia's extinct marsupial lion would have made mincemeat of today's African lion had the two big hyper-carnivores ever squared off in a fight to the death, according to an Australian scientist.

Env engineers inside

A team of first year Civil and Environmental Engineering students from UNSW is about to gain first-hand experience helping developing communities in India.

Christmas tree 1 inside

Being eco-friendly this Christmas takes more than just saying no to plastic bags when buying gifts and goodies, a UNSW researcher has warned.

A thin polymer film that seals surgical wounds could make sutures a relic of medical history.

Climate change offers Australia a unique opportunity to build the nation, according to a University of New South Wales (UNSW) researcher.

CO2 smokestack inside

UNSW climatologists are leading a consortium of more than 200 leading climate scientists who have warned the United Nations Climate Conference of the need to act immediately to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Regina Betz inside

A UNSW academic has warned that a poorly designed emissions scheme might fail to shrink Australia's carbon footprint while providing large polluters with windfall profits.

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