Science & Tech

scan of a lizard using monitoring technology

The number of live animals seized by the Australian Government has tripled since 2017, with blue-tongue lizards and sulphur-crested cockatoos frequently captured.

close up shot of a termite in wood

Termites are more sensitive to temperature than previously thought, which may have climate change forecasting implications as the earth warms.

a woman writes formulas on a whiteboard

With unprecedented skills shortages looming in Australia, more than ever we need gender equity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Here’s what needs to happen.

Young frog

In a warming world, a species’ ability to acclimatise to temperatures is crucial. But young ectotherms can struggle to handle the heat.

3D printer and SPE map of Australia

A team from UNSW Sydney has developed a way to 3D print strong, high-conducting solid polymer electrolytes into custom shapes.

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UNSW experts are available to comment on the recently announced third La Niña in as many years.

stockpile of rice in room

The complex issue of global food security can only be solved if all nations work together, a UNSW expert says.

IPMSM motor

Team from UNSW Sydney takes inspiration from bridge in South Korea to develop new magnetically driven motor which significantly reduces the use of rare earth materials.

Paradise Bay, Antarctica

New modelling shows the Southern Ocean to have absorbed the majority of excess greenhouse-related warming due its unique geographic properties.

Doug Thomas and Donna Green

Programs run by UNSW researchers will enable schools to identify indoor and outdoor pollution levels, and teach students practical ways to reduce this air pollution.

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