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Roads versus public transport: for decades, these have been the battle lines in debates over transport in our cities. But a revolution in mobility is underway that will transform our thinking, writes S. Travis Waller.

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Size doesn't always matter when it comes to the pitch of your voice, especially if you're an aquatic mammal, write Kobe Martin and Tracey Rogers.

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Songs of marine animals can help us discover new populations, write Joy Tripovich and Tracey Rogers.

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In the history of science, there is one error that beats out all others in terms of misery and that's the classification of humans into the different races, writes Darren Curnoe.

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A potential eye drop treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration based on chemical compounds developed at UNSW has received a $2.56 million funding boost.

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Calling all citizen scientists! Get involved with ANSTO and UNSW's Feathermap of Australia project, collect feathers from waterbird habitats, send them in for for analysis and help protect Australia's wetlands.

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Australian researchers, including from the UNSW-based ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science, have produced a remarkable high-resolution animation of the largest El Niño ever recorded.

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This excerpt from The Best Australian Science Writing tells the story of how Darren Curnoe's discovery of primitive bones in a Chinese cave could overturn our understanding of where we came from.

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Advances in transport infrastructure technology are changing the landscape more quickly than anyone foresaw.

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New Dean of Science Emma Johnston is excited by the unprecedented opportunities that lie ahead for the faculty she dubs a “living treasure”. 

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