Science & Tech

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The fossilised remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived in New Zealand millions of years ago have been found by a UNSW-led international team of scientists.

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UNSW's Professor Toby Walsh has been named runner-up for a global award for his work alerting the world to the dangers of robotic weapons.

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Digitial imaging has become an essential part of medical practice but we still don't have the right legislation to ensure legal and ethical protections, write Adrian Dyer, Jair Garcia and Ted Rohr.

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Increased knowledge, education and resources are needed to address the ongoing problem of rip current drownings on Australian beaches, writes Rob Brander.

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The long-distrance transport industry's productivity-based remuneration and the high number of permitted driving hours are a formula for death on our roads, writes Ann Williamson.

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UNSW researchers are revolutionising medical research by creating virtual reality technology that allows scientists to walk around the landscape of human cells.

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If we really want to reduce beach drownings, more research needs to be done to determine the most effective ways to educate people about rip currents, writes Rob Brander.

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A Crest-tailed Mulgara, a small carnivorous marsupial presumed extinct in NSW for more than century, has been discovered in Sturt National Park north-west of Tibooburra.

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Parental views have a big impact on the decisions that children make, write Drew Adams and Natalie Chapman, so it's vital that mums and dads support their daughters in STEM careers.

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A reimagining of a modern computer chip by Australian engineers shows how a quantum computer can be manufactured – using mostly standard silicon components.

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