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Nature has named UNSW the region's top 'Rising Star' for its impressive increase in publications in prestigious scientific journals between 2012 and 2015.

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UNSW medical scientists have discovered that DNA repair is compromised at important regions of our genome, shedding new light on how cancers develop in the human body.

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Genetic testing for children should only be considered where there are clear medical benefits, say UNSW researchers, who've found the potential harmful effects of testing on children’s mental health remains largely unknown.

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Research breakthroughs in quantum computing and climate science have helped make UNSW one of the top three institutions in the country for high-quality science research publications, the latest Nature Publishing Index shows.

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When a positive Indian Ocean dipole is coupled with an El Niño event, rainfall decreases dramatically across Australia, and such an event could be on the way, write Agus Santoso and Wenju Cai.

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Researchers studying the hydrology of Wellington Caves in central NSW have made a discovery that challenges a key assumption used to reconstruct past climates from cave deposits.

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Global average temperatures will rise at least 4°C by 2100 if carbon dioxide emissions are not reduced, according to new UNSW research published in Nature.

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The city is teeming with wildlife, so look and listen, urges Merlin Crossley.

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A team led by UNSW engineers and physicists has achieved a breakthrough that brings a super-fast quantum computer a step closer to reality.

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Simple single-celled algae use highly sophisticated quantum physics to harvest and convert solar energy for their survival, a new study suggests.