Science & Tech

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Scientists have discovered why heavyweight galaxies living in a dense crowd of galaxies tend to spin more slowly than their lighter neighbours.

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A Women on Mars event at Sydney Opera House will give female high school students the opportunity to meet NASA scientists as part of UNSW's participation in the Sydney Science Festival next week.

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The discovery in the Pilbara of the oldest evidence of land-based life could help in the search for life on Mars.

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Australia’s hottest cyber hackers come from one UNSW lab, led by a professor on a mission to fight global cybercrime.

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The dingo has a far greater impact on the Australian landscape than previously thought, new research reveals.

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When it comes to energy, governments are lacking the expertise that engineers can provide, writes Jenny Stewart.

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Over the past 15 years, Professor Andrew Pitman has demonstrated visionary leadership in the field of climate science. By bringing together a consortium of leading universities and institutions he has transformed the scale and impact of Australian climate science research.

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In its development from wood to coal to oil to electricity, energy has been a driver of human evolution.

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Professor Justin Gooding, Dr Parisa Khiabani and Dr Alexander Soeriyadi have created a simple and affordable sensor, which indicates to the wearer when they should seek shade or apply more sunscreen.

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Professor Katharina Gaus is at the forefront of deciphering T cell signalling, a critical part of the human immune system. Her research combines new super-resolution fluorescence microscopes and analysis routines to reveal the decision making process of T cells.

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