Science & Tech

Sunswift 7 breaking Guinness World Record

UNSW Sydney’s student-built solar-powered car averaged nearly 85km/h over 12 hours to set Guinness World Record with just eight minutes to spare.

A photo taken from a microscope showing bunches of stem cells embedded in a soft gel

A serendipitous discovery in the lab has the potential to revolutionise embryo models and targeted drug therapies.

A person wades into the water at a beach

Research reveals the reasons why people continue to swim at unpatrolled beaches, despite the warnings.

Graphic of multiple padlocks

We’re facing a significant advance in AI using methods that are not described in scientific literature, and with datasets restricted to a single for-profit company.

Indigenous man canoeing in Ecuador

Almost 200 countries are reckoning with the world’s extraordinary loss of the variety of life at the COP15 nature summit in Canada. Here’s why Indigenous involvement is crucial.

Graphic showing view of electric vehicle battery next to a charge symbol

Scientists have developed a positive electrode material that doesn’t diminish after repeated charging cycles, for the manufacture of durable solid-state batteries.

Justin Gooding

Professor Justin Gooding and Dr Deborah Burnett have been recognised in the Annual Health and Medical Research Awards for their outstanding achievements in health and medical innovation.

Janet Salem with Ada Lovelace Medal

Janet Salem, Dr Jasjit Baveja, Hannah Beder and Pavitraa Hathi all recognised at UNSW Women in Engineering Awards.

Disks and wheels of an early calculating machine

Ada Lovelace said computers could not invent. But a century later, Alan Turing pointed out inventiveness in machines could be found in their capacity to produce surprising and innovative results.

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Researchers, including those from UNSW Sydney, have synthesised complex symmetrical zinc crystals in liquid gallium which can potentially be used in a range of catalysis applications.

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