Science & Tech


Australian university students give far more credit than the previous generation to the science of human evolution and far less to creationism or divine guidance, according to a landmark new study. 


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


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.


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.


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


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.


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. 


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.


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.


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