Science & Tech

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A unique app, iWitnessed, has been launched by scientists, lawyers and police to assist victims and witnesses record information that can help with convictions and prevent miscarriages of justice.

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Andrew Dempster and Alice Gorman answer strategic questions about the development of Australia's proposed space agency.

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Artificial islands emerging from the oceans are regarded as 'engineering marvels'. But little attention is paid to how these human-made structures affect sea life.

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Maths and science offer much more value for students than just learning equations and principles, write Emma Johnston and Kylie Walker.

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It's time for a new discussion about the rules around privacy and politics in Australia, writes David Vaile, with the privacy interests of individuals front and centre.

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Sensors that monitor everything a self-driving vehicle does can help determine who is liable in the case of an accident, write Raja Jurdak and Salil S. Kanhere.

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The enormous value of science research should be realised with the help of new, dedicated financial support, writes Ian Jacobs.

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As well as his enormous impact on the public's understanding of physics, the late Stephen Hawking had a special connection with UNSW.

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Even the experts almost always get it wrong when trying to explain how weight loss happens, write Ruben Meerman and Andrew Brown.

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A world-first graphene-based filter that can remove more than 99% of the natural organic matter in treated drinking water is being scaled up for possible use in conventional plants.

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