Science & Tech

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New types of touchscreens that would be very robust but also sensitive enough to detect ten fingers at once are to be developed in a research partnership between UNSW Science and Chinese company WeTouch.

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Two Australian satellites, feared lost after being deployed from the International Space Station, have been recovered by UNSW engineers after weeks of a fraught, and at times heart-stopping, recovery operation. 

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UNSW scientists are encouraging people who have been rescued from the water by a bystander, or who have helped save the life of someone else in trouble, to take part in a citizen lifesaver survey.

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UNSW and French researchers will work with transport operators to optimise new ‘on-demand’ solutions to improve public transport congestion, economy and safety.

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If there ever was life on Mars it may still be there, writes Malcolm Walter. And if we can demonstrate an independent origin of life, the consequences will be profound.

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UNSW Sydney is proud of the early publication performance, influence and reach of its Nature Partner Journal npj Quantum Information, from advancing discovery to affecting public discourse.

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As we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the bicycle, new research confirms cars cause the majority of bike collisions. It's time to follow much of Europe and shift liability to drivers, writes Soufiane Boufous.

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One of the best ways to find out the challenges of living on Mars is to simulate living on another planet here on Earth, writes Jonathan Clarke.

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Professor Brian Greene of Columbia University spoke to UNSW scientist Dr Lucyna Chudczer in an exclusive interview before his ThinkInc talk at ICC Sydney.

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Five outstanding early-career researchers with a flair and passion for communicating their work will be Scientists in Residence at ABC RN after winning the Top 5 Under 40. 

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