Science & Tech

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Australia’s five-time world champions of robot soccer, UNSW’s Runswift team, heads to Japan this weekend to try and recapture the international trophy for a record sixth time.

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The world’s most extensive study of the impacts of coastal storm fronts in a changing climate has found that rising seas are no longer the only threat.

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The high rate of ice melt along the West Antarctic Peninsula is being driven by strengthening winds on the opposite side of the continent, up to 6000km away, new research suggests.

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UNSW researchers have welcomed a NSW government call to introduce a national five-star safety rating system for quad bikes, to help save lives on farms. 

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A UNSW Sydney-led team of scientists has made an advance that could eventually lead to a cure for sickle cell anaemia and other blood disorders.

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Human-induced climate change was almost certainly responsible for a marine heat wave off Tasmania’s east coast that lasted 251 days and had an area of impact seven times the size of the island, a new study shows.

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Efforts to reduce the gender gap and encourage more women in Australian astronomy are being rewarded, write Virginia Kilborn and Sarah Brough.

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Where other people are looking can influence our own way of seeing the world, new research at the UNSW School of Psychology has found.

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UNSW's Matthew England has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Tinker-Muse Prize in recognition of his outstanding research, leadership and advocacy for Antarctic science.

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In an inspiring video interview, world-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall tells Dean of UNSW Science Emma Johnston that the resilience of nature and the indomitable human spirit give her hope for the future.

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