School of Biological Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Scientists are rethinking the importance of an enigmatic molecule after finding intricate processes at play in its formation.

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A mapmaking app created by UNSW scientists harnesses the power of Google and NASA to empower ecologists to create a view on ecosystems without any specialist equipment.

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Bold solutions are required to save Australia's native mammals, write Daniel Hunter and Mike Letnic. 

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The new sporting pursuit of choice may soon be professional electronic gaming, writes Michael Kasumovic.

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Video games offer new ways to engage and connect with students, writes Michael Kasumovic.

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 It's time for us to roll up our sleeves, establish collaborations between researchers with different areas of expertise, and use our data and theory to do something big, says Angela Moles. 

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Perhaps the explanation for why women orgasm is as simple as it's a pleasant reward for doing what's good for the species, argues Rob Brooks.

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Labels like those that identify 'dolphin-safe' tuna are a great starting point, but consumers should remember not all eco-labelled products are created equal, writes James Smith. 

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Professor Chris Turney will deliver the year's first Brainfood public lecture and announce plans for an expedition to Antarctica to retrace the footsteps of the great scientist and explorer Sir Douglas Mawson.

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Nature doesn't always abide by arbitrary borders, which is why local governments need to pool their resources to tackle coastal management, writes Tom FitzGerald.

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