A new study appears to show plants can learn from experience, raising intriguing questions about the possibility of plant cognition, writes Prudence Gibson.
Extermination of dingoes and the consequent loss of small mammals – not just overgrazing by livestock – have led to a rapid spread of woody weed shrubs across semi-arid Australia, a new study shows.
They’re flexible, cheap to produce and simple to make – which is why perovskites are the hottest new material in solar cell design. And now, UNSW engineers have smashed the world efficiency record.
Evidence that populations of the platypus are in decline across Australia – to extinction in some locations – has sparked a UNSW-led research project to assess the iconic animal's conservation status.
Researchers have made a significant advance in heart attack research, with the development of a polymer patch that improves the conduction of electrical impulses across damaged heart tissue.
Sunswift eVe – the world’s fastest long range electric car – is on a regional outreach tour across NSW this week.
The big problem in advocating paleo pet food is that our pets are no longer wild animals, writes Darren Curnoe.
A huge galactic archaeology project called Galah is catching starlight to paint a picture of the galaxy's past, present and future, write Jonti Horner, Jonathan P. Marshall and Sarah Martell.
Light pollution is changing the day-night cycle of some fish, dramatically affecting their feeding behaviour, write UNSW's marine scientists.
The ACT Government has awarded UNSW Canberra $750,000 to create a world-class Space Mission Design Facility and to jointly develop a ground station for quantum encrypted satellite communication.