Males of most animal species die earlier than females because their smaller Y chromosome is unable to protect an unhealthy X chromosome, research suggests.
Citizen scientists are being encouraged to photograph bushfire-affected areas to help UNSW Sydney researchers track the recovery of flora and fauna after the fires.
UNSW scientists are at the forefront of conserving, protecting and better understanding our Australian native mammals.
Two UNSW PhD students have been given scholarships for their research which works towards the replacement of animal experimentation in the lab.
UNSW scientists are raising concerns over the unpredictable nature of a contraceptive vaccine that aims to control populations of wild animals, such as rabbits and foxes.