Science & Tech

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UNSW scientists have uncovered the structure of little-understood protein and reveal its potential role in obesity and diabetes.

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As climate extremes mount, let's reflect on Victorian London's 'Great Stink' sewage crisis - when things finally became so bad authorities were forced to accept evidence, reject sceptics, and act.

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Australian wildlife can generally cope with drought, but they're not prepared for the combination of people, introduced animals, and no water.

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Greens senator Mehreen Faruqi, a UNSW Engineering alumna and academic, is ready to give the Senate a reality check

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Large gaps in the representation of women in science careers later in life are not due to lack of ability in the classroom.

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A landmark study of academic grades of 1.6 million students has shown that girls and boys perform very similarly in STEM – including at the top of the class.

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The program celebrates the breadth and depth of the relationship between Australia and the United
States.

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Humans are poor at remaining vigilant over time. That's bad news for the safety of partially automated cars, which sometimes need the person behind the wheel to quickly take over control.

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Ask a quantum physicist to draw a chair and the result can be a fundamental shift in how they see the world.

 

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Dan Falk, a celebrated science writer and radio documentary producer, will be UNSW’s fourth Ingenuity Fellow, a journalist-in-residence program offered by the Faculty of Engineering.

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