Science & Tech

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An international effort to pinpoint the site for a new telescope is relying on technology developed by a UNSW alumnus during his PhD.

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Hundreds of school students got a rare peek into what life as a scientist could be like, as Professor Michelle Simmons opened the doors of the Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology ahead of National Science Week.

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The National Energy Guarantee could be improved with more ambitious emission goals, but it offers the nation's energy ministers the chance to put some reliability in the system.

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Aboriginal Australians have effectively been on their country as long as modern human populations have been outside of Africa.

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In his new book 2062: The World that AI Made, UNSW artificial intelligence expert Toby Walsh urges us to choose wisely as we define the effects on our lives of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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The world-first therapy for children with severe behavioural problems who respond poorly to existing interventions has had an encouraging effect on the children's empathy levels and behaviour. 

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A UNSW study has found that chemical compounds are transported to various parts of knee tissue based on their molecular size, raising hopes for future targeted treatments of arthritis.

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The customers of rapidly expanding digital financial services are uniquely exposed to IT security breaches and must be armed to be savvy digital citizens, write Lotte Schou-Zibell and Nigel Phair.

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UNSW will celebrate all things science with events and talks across the city for the Sydney Science Festival. 

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New work on silicon nanoparticles – including a world-first – could be the next step forward for technologies such as optical circuits and security barcodes.

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