Science & Tech

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Three exceptional UNSW students have been awarded Westpac Future Leaders Scholarships worth up to $120,000 each to undertake post-graduate studies.

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UNSW Canberra has launched a new Defence Research Institute to deliver world-class research to enhance Australia's security.

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Solar windows can harness the sun's energy while maintaining enough transparency to function as a window, write Matthew Wright and Mushfika Baishakhi Upama.

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UNSW scientists measuring blood flow in the brain to better understand why people often become aggressive after drinking alcohol have found that brain areas that temper aggression shut off when people drink.

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UNSW's Creative Robotics Lab and the Fuji Xerox Research Technology Group have developed a social robot designed to promote creativity and collaboration in the workplace.

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With today marking 60 years of international collaboration in Antarctica, melting of Antarctic ice poses one of the greatest threats to the world, UNSW’s Matthew England will warn at a conference being held at UNSW.

 

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There is understandable frustration and despair among patients and their families that rare cancers have not received the funding and attention of more high-profile cancers, writes Darren Saunders.

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Senior Australian water scientists and economists, including UNSW's Richard Kingsford, have called for urgent action to save the Murray-Darling Basin in a joint Declaration launched today.

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UNSW scientists will co-lead the fastest ever survey of stars in our galaxy, following the launch of a revolutionary Australian instrument that can observe more than a million stars a year.

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The scientific world is fascinated by the gene editing technique CRISPR but we must seriously consider the ethics of changing genes, writes Merlin Crossley. 

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