Science & Tech

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A group led by UNSW's Peter White has unlocked the DNA of the cane toad. The world-first genome will help scientists understand how the toad spreads, how its toxin works, and provide new avenues to try to control its population. 

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UNSW Associate Professor Julien Epps' expertise in vocal analysis using machine learning will be applied to the five-year study of how Lifeline helps crisis callers.

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As a resource-driven economy, Australia is not used to being at the pointy end of supply chains – and it feels as though we are managing risks and benefits of critical infrastructure on the fly.

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UNSW has won a first-of-its-kind grant that will maximise Australia’s opportunities in developing a cost-effective hydrogen export supply chain.

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Accelerometers – the motion sensing devices in mobile phones – will be much cheaper to produce in a way that uses much less energy, thanks to new research led by Professor Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh.

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An international research team has identified a new function of Hsp90, one of the most common and studied proteins in the human body. The study has implications for the development of new drugs.

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From the ‘maternal wall’ to the ‘boys’ club’ and beyond the glass ceiling, a group of geoscientists have taken the microscope to their backyard. The results are revealing.

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Popular as gondolas in ski-fields around the world, cable cars are increasingly used for mass transit in progressive cities. Is this the future for Australian cities?

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UNSW Professor Sally Dunwoodie and her team discovered the potential of vitamin B3 to treat a molecular deficiency causing miscarriages and complex birth defects.

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In projects with global significance, particularly in developing countries, UNSW engineers are solving the problem of intermittent energy supply in outback and rural Australia.

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