Science & Tech

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As Australia's waste crisis escalates, Professor Veena Sahajwalla today launched the world's first e-waste microfactory which has the potential to reduce the vast amount of electronic waste heading into landfill.

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In a landmark study, scientists have used CRISPR gene editing to introduce beneficial natural mutations into blood cells to boost their production of foetal haemoglobin.

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Scientists from UNSW and Germany are conducting research this week at Wellington Caves as part of an international project to better understand how changes in climate and land use will impact groundwater.

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A unique app, iWitnessed, has been launched by scientists, lawyers and police to assist victims and witnesses record information that can help with convictions and prevent miscarriages of justice.

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Andrew Dempster and Alice Gorman answer strategic questions about the development of Australia's proposed space agency.

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Artificial islands emerging from the oceans are regarded as 'engineering marvels'. But little attention is paid to how these human-made structures affect sea life.

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Maths and science offer much more value for students than just learning equations and principles, write Emma Johnston and Kylie Walker.

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It's time for a new discussion about the rules around privacy and politics in Australia, writes David Vaile, with the privacy interests of individuals front and centre.

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Sensors that monitor everything a self-driving vehicle does can help determine who is liable in the case of an accident, write Raja Jurdak and Salil S. Kanhere.

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The enormous value of science research should be realised with the help of new, dedicated financial support, writes Ian Jacobs.

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