Science & Tech

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After the recent electric vehicle summit, Australia is one step closer to a national EV strategy. Here are six elements it will need.

Fire safety test explosion of car in Sydney Harbour Tunnel

A Sydney Harbour Tunnel explosion showcases the work of UNSW researchers using wireless signals and artificial intelligence to more accurately identify dangerous fire situations.

european rabbit that took over australia

Scientists use genetics and historical records to reveal how the species pulled off one of the most infamous biological invasions of all time.

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We can all channel our inner amateur researcher and make a valuable contribution to science.

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The future of the world’s largest ice sheet and rising sea levels depend on urgent action on global warming, study finds.

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UNSW expert Renate Egan explains how countries around the world have reacted to the oil and gas supply chain issues caused by the fallout of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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UNSW research has uncovered a ‘jumping gene’ which is vital for quickly suppressing an immune response to infection after a virus clears the body.

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What is ‘structured water’ (aka hexagonal water, EZ water, or H3O2)? You might see people advertising it, but it’s not a real thing.

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The same force that allows water to climb trees may prevent it from flowing through nanoscopic pores in certain materials.

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