A DNA nanomachine designed to detect viruses such as Ebola has won the Grand Prize for a team that includes three UNSW students in Harvard University’s biomolecular design competition.
Health Minister Peter Dutton has officially opened the $140 million state-of-the-art redevelopment of the Wallace Wurth Building, home to UNSW Medicine and The Kirby Institute.
Pill testing kits or booths at venues where pills are known to be consumed could inform users about the content of illicit drugs, writes Alison Ritter.
Work by PhD graduate Dr Simon Graham to encourage Indigenous boys to be tested for sexually transmissable diseases is having a positive impact in Aboriginal communities aross NSW.
Most people would like to have sex up to four times a week but the reality is it just doesn't happen that often, an Australian snapshot of heterosexual relationships has found.
Australia and New Zealand are world leaders when it comes to safe IVF practice, thanks to their focus on single-embryo transfer, a new report finds.
The human lifespan is too short and marred with ill health. But it doesn't have to be this way, two of the world's leading anti-ageing researchers have told a UNSW audience.
A unique carrier box that preserves hearts after they have stopped beating has allowed a UNSW-affiliated surgeon at St Vincent's Hospital to perform two world-first transplants.
Premier Mike Baird has opened Stage One of a $80 million cancer treatment and research centre that will bring together elite researchers and clinicians in one building.
The UNSW Alliance Against Ebola will officially launch this Thursday, 23 October with a fundraising Day of Action that will include a documentary screening and expert talks.