Science & Tech

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UNSW-led research has uncovered a battle raging beneath the waves as armies of tiny microbes fight to determine whether exotic marine plants invade new territory and replace native species.

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A kauri tree preserved for 30,000 years has revealed a new explanation for how temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere spiked several degrees centigrade in just a few decades during the last global ice age.

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New research has prompted warnings that melting Antarctic ice can trigger effects on the other side of the globe. 

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Sunswift Violet, a sleek four-seat sedan designed and built by engineering students at UNSW, will be unveiled at a media breakfast on Thursday, 19 September.

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In an energy-hungry world, battery storage is the way of the future. But not all technologies are equal, writes Wilson da Silva.

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UNSW scientists will reintroduce seven locally extinct native mammals into large, predator-free exclosures in the state's north-west as part of a NSW government initiative to protect threatened species.

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UNSW engineers have developed a completely new architecture for quantum computing, based on what they’re calling ‘flip-flop qubits’, that promise to make the eventual large-scale manufacture of quantum chips much cheaper and easier.

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UNSW engineers have invented a radical new architecture for quantum computing, based on novel ‘flip-flop qubits’, that promises to make the large-scale manufacture of quantum chips dramatically easier.

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One way of potentially tapping into previously unreached audiences is via cli-fi, or climate-fiction, which explores how the world may look in the aftermath of climate change, writes Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick.

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Scientists studying African wild dogs in Botswana have found members of this endangered species use sneezes to vote on when the pack will move off and start hunting.

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