Science & Tech

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A team of three UNSW Engineering students has come sixth in the world in the most prestigious computer programming competition for universities, defeating 134 other teams to win a silver medal in Beijing.

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In a world first, Garvan researchers have identified a new four-stranded 'tangled knot' structure that comes and goes in the DNA of living human cells.

 

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To be a smart city is to know what your people want and need. And smart city leaders make sure residents can tell them by using technology to maintain a constant two-way flow of information.

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The successful launch of NASA’s planet-hunting satellite TESS will allow UNSW scientists to study the properties of nearby stars from their internal ringing sounds.    

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In a huge galactic archaeology project, astronomers have revealed the “DNA” of more than 340,000 stars in the Milky Way, which should help them find the siblings of the Sun, now scattered across the sky.

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Young women posting alluring photos of themselves online say less about gender discrimination – or those taking the sexy selfies – than about the economies they live in, writes Khandis Blake.

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Moving to a future powered mainly by renewable energy will be crucial if we are to stay within the global warming limits set out by the Paris Agreement.

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A new Centre of Excellence headquartered at UNSW and led by Professor Andy Pitman will focus on understanding the processes that trigger extreme weather and climate events.

 

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Marine heatwaves have increased over the past century as a direct result of warming oceans, with significant impacts on biodiversity, fisheries, tourism and aquaculture.

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While some things glow all the time, glow-in-the-dark paint must be ‘told to glow’ - just like a phone needs to be charged or it won’t work.

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