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A sun on the horizon with electricity pylon and cables in the foreground

The likely El Niño is bad timing for the electricity sector, and means Australians may face supply disruptions and volatile prices.

An artist's impression of a jellybean quantum dot

Engineers show that a jellybean-shaped quantum dot creates more breathing space in a microchip packed with qubits.

Andrea Morello stands in front of a transparent blackboard to explain Maxwell's Demon

UNSW Sydney research demonstrates a 20x improvement in resetting a quantum bit to its ‘0’ state, using a modern version of the ‘Maxwell’s demon’.

A human hand half made of a futuristic-looking prosthetic

A multi-disciplinary team at UNSW has found a way to convert nerve impulses into light, opening the way for more scalable neural implants.

a female worker bites a pencil in comical frustration while staring at her computer screen

You can measure the speed of your broadband connection, but that’s not the whole story. Your network provider also has to manage factors such as data loss and latency to ensure a smooth connection.