Science & Tech

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Governments must act urgently on threats to biodiversity across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, according to a landmark new study.

There is now a simple choice between more covert speed cameras or more deaths and road carnage, argues UNSW Professor Raphael Grzebieta, Chair of Road Safety.

UNSW researchers will be vying for top honours in the 2009 Eureka Prizes, the "Oscars" of Australian science.

STC inside

Cate Blanchett's Sydney Theatre Company is installing Australia's largest-capacity solar power system using technology developed by UNSW.

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The UNSW rescue robot team has turned in a powerful performance at the world championship RoboCup 2009 competition in Austria.

Blackhole inside

The first solid evidence of a new class of medium-sized black holes has been discovered in a distant galaxy by an international team of astronomers.

WRL inside

UNSW's Water Research Laboratory has marked 50 years of providing unique and invaluable advice and analysis on the diverse challenges of managing and understanding our water resources.

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Climate variability, not land-clearing, is the main trigger of soil salinity, according to a major groundwater study that overturns decades of research.

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UNSW's work to create a more environmentally sustainable campus has been recognised with a finalist nomination in the coveted Banksia Environmental Awards.

Bionic eye technology developed at UNSW is giving Sydney a glimpse of the future in an exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum.

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