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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Advances in transport infrastructure technology are changing the landscape more quickly than anyone foresaw.
New Dean of Science Emma Johnston is excited by the unprecedented opportunities that lie ahead for the faculty she dubs a “living treasure”.
Australia's best science writing prize has been celebrated with the award of the Bragg UNSW Press Prize and the launch of The Best Australian Science Writing 2016.
For their work in surface chemistry, HIV/AIDS and memory disruption in dementia, three UNSW researchers have won four prestigious Royal Society of NSW Awards for 2016.
A new UNSW course explores the nuanced social roles robots will play in our future