Science & Tech

Crew on a ship prepare to drop an Argo float into the sea

So many climate models, so little time … A new way of measuring ocean temperatures helps scientists sort the likely from unlikely scenarios of global warming.

woman on sofa wearing mask

Home quarantine apps face serious privacy, security and bias issues. Home detention ankle tags might be a better option.

Giulia Ferretto planting Posidonia australis underwater in Port Stephens

A ‘storm squad’ of volunteers are collecting seagrass fragments used to rehabilitate endangered Posidonia.

Renewable energy

Everything you ever wanted to know about the way we will ultimately derive all our power from renewable sources, and how quickly it will be achieved.

Scientist Emma Harding smiles as she works in a laboratory with a pipette

Viral fossils buried in DNA may protect against future virus infections, a new marsupial study suggests.

A platypus swimming at Taronga Zoo

UNSW Sydney scientists are leading a project to bring the iconic mammal back to Royal National Park after almost 50 years.

waratahs in Royal national park

Professor Richard Kingsford will lead the ecological health assessment of Australia’s oldest national park.

Woman closing shop due to COVID-19

Psychology researcher says the COVID restrictions governments have put in place may undermine trust and the stability of liberal democracies.

Man with long COVID

A UNSW psychology researcher is behind neurocognitive testing recommendations that will help assess long COVID patients.

A view of Club Lake amid green hills and mountains on the horizon

Sediments in a lake near Kosciuszko may hold clues to conservation strategies amid rising temperatures and more frequent bushfires.

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