UNSW Science

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The potential for being judged online could be affecting the ability of adolescents to concentrate on everyday tasks, a study by UNSW Sydney researchers finds.

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Many gardeners worry these large larvae might damage plants. But before you squish them, read this.

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Research combining wearable eye-tracking technology and AI body detection software suggests our eyes aren’t drawn to the faces of passers-by as much as previously thought.

Professor Richard Tilley and Dr Lucy Gloag in front of a hydrogen filling station

Researchers have developed an innovative technique for creating nanoscale materials with unique chemical and physical properties.

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As with all chronic conditions, a focus on cognitive and mental health should be part of ongoing care.

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When a loved one is struggling in the water, you might want to rush in to save them. But make sure you stop and think or you could become the one in trouble.

Waterbirds at the Gayini Wetlands

With long-term monitoring of breeding events, UNSW researchers also identify trends and changes in the health of wetlands and rivers.

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Earthquakes originating underneath the ocean are often accompanied by tsunami warnings. Here’s what determines the tsunami risk.

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Content celebrating diverse body types on social media can improve body satisfaction in young women, a new study from UNSW Sydney finds.

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Tangram is accessible yet challenging, and an excellent educational tool. It’s still used in schools today to help illustrate mathematical concepts and develop mathematical thinking skills.

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