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bionic hand

Science-fiction books, TV series and movies have often explored the idea of individuals gaining superhuman powers thanks to medical implants – think the Bionic Woman, or the Six Million Dollar Man.

Bionics exoskeleton

Once-futuristic bionic devices are now a reality, but UNSW expert Dr Michael Stevens says we’re not yet living in a world as portrayed in films and on TV.

Solar panels on suburban roof tops

Almost one in three Australian homes now have solar panels – but as even more solar systems are installed, we face a growing challenge of managing temporary solar shutdowns. 

settlement on mars

UNSW Engineering stories this year were filled with great discoveries, including the missing jigsaw piece in quantum computing to a new way of making green ammonia.

Dark gray-blue storm clouds. La nina and superstorm concept.

UNSW has a range of experts available to comment on La Niña.

discarded white goods on Maitland Road Mayfield

Countries all over the world who want to report their global material footprint will benefit from a new research platform.

UNSW New Colombo Plan scholars 2022: Ashraf Olife, Max Kwok and Ellen Mitchell

New Colombo Plan scholarships will take three UNSW students to universities in Japan and Thailand.

Professor Morello in laboratory

A UNSW quantum engineer has been awarded for his exemplary contribution to public engagement in physics. 

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The pioneering researchers have been honoured for excellence in biological sciences, physical sciences and innovation. 

Cricket coin toss

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.

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