Science & Tech

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A team of Sydney scientists – including UNSW's Katharina Gaus – have made a groundbreaking discovery in telomere biology with implications for conditions ranging from cancer to ageing and heart disease.

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The Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation, Zed Seselja, announced the grant on Thursday during a visit to UNSW Sydney.

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A who’s who of CEOs, engineers and scientists from the technology industry have signed a global pledge – co-organised by UNSW’s Toby Walsh – to oppose lethal autonomous weapons.

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Find out the role of acceleration and air resistance in answering this child's question.

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Professor Michelle Simmons, the Australian of the Year, joins nine other Australians admitted to the Royal Society this year.

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Australian scientists have achieved a new milestone in their approach to creating a quantum computer chip in silicon, demonstrating the ability to tune the control frequency of a qubit by engineering its atomic configuration.

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There's peer review – and then there's peer review. With more knowledge you can dive in a little deeper and make a call about how reliable a science paper really is.

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A manifesto from 23 researchers challenges old models, and outlines the major new directions archaeology should follow to solve the puzzling origins of modern humans.

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UNSW researchers Bram Hoex, Brett Hallam and Alison Ciesla have received an esteemed award that recognises young professionals who have made their mark in solar technology internationally.

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Stronger westerly winds in the Southern Ocean could be the cause of a sudden rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide in a period of less than 100 years about 16,000 years ago.

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