UNSW researchers have identified new brain pathways linked to addiction and shown that by manipulating them, drug seeking behaviour and motivation for alcohol can be reduced.
Japan's response to a tsunami threat following a major earthquake shows it has learned much from past events, including the deadly quake and tsunami that disabled the Fukushima nuclear power plant, writes James Goff.
Award-winning research leader, scientist and communicator Emma Johnston has been appointed Dean of Science.
This year’s annual waterbird survey by UNSW scientists coincides with concerns that the Murray-Darling Basin Authority is about to announce a cut to water allocations to the environment.
When disaster strikes, online communities are lending a hand in sharing information and offering financial support.
UNSW and industry are offering $1.14 million in new scholarships for mining engineering students to avert a looming industry shortage in three years.
For his outstanding contribution to organic chemistry, eminent UNSW scientist David Black has been awarded the Australian Academy of Science 2017 David Craig Medal.
It’s often said that through our innovations in science, agriculture and medicine humans have become masters of our biological destiny, writes Darren Curnoe.
Cool-water kelp forests are vanishing, eaten by tropical species moving south on warming waters, write Adriana Vergés, Peter Steinberg and Thomas Wernberg.
Seaweed-eating fish are becoming increasingly voracious as the ocean warms due to climate change and are responsible for the recent destruction of kelp forests off the NSW north coast.