I know what you did last summer: chemical clues in the marsupial’s whiskers can reveal what they ate months – and even seasons – ago.

Cricket coin toss

The outcome of cricket matches can be significantly influenced by which team wins the toss and therefore gets to decide whether to bat or bowl first. Photo: Shutterstock

Game theory expert Haris Aziz says cricket should introduce a new way of conducting the toss so there’s less of an advantage gained just from calling heads or tails correctly.

An analysis published in the lead up to World AIDS Day reveals that HIV is ‘virally suppressed’ in only 59 per cent of children and adolescents on treatment.

UNSW scientists will be assessing the role surfers play in rescuing swimmers in distress as well as their broader contribution to society in a world-first, global survey.

variant of SARS-CoV-2

Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney and the Kirby Institute's Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program explains how variants emerge, how they are detected and what we know about the B.1617 variant.

Young girl looking at phone

Young girl scrolling through a phone. Image: Videoblocks

When there is heightened anxiety around us, how do we talk to our youngest generation about it? Dr Ariana Krynen from UNSW Science gives her top tips on talking to children about crisis.

car seat

By opening another window, you allow more airflow into the vehicle and cancel the Helmholtz Resonance effect. Image: Pexel

What is that loud throbbing noise when you drive with only one window open?

In scientific language, it's called Helmholtz Resonance and Dr Jeoffrey Fischer, from UNSW School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, explains why this phenomenon happens.


A smiling girl in a group of graduates

Seven Australian universities are in the top 100 in the 2021 ARTU ranking. Photo: UNSW

The latest ARTU ranking of universities worldwide shows Australia is running a competitive race.

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet presents Veena Sahajwalla with her award

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet presented Veena Sahajwalla with the 2022 NSW Australian of the Year award. Photo: NADC/Salty Dingo.

UNSW Sydney scientist, engineer and inventor has been recognised for her pioneering research into waste, turning it into a new generation of green materials and products.

Researchers and clinicians will work in close partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to develop a national framework for ‘point-of-care’ testing for infectious diseases.