Science & Tech

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With 36% of Australians projected to have myopia, or short-sightedness, by 2020, a new pilot campaign has been launched by optometrists to encourage early treatment.

 

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By adapting pattern recognition techniques used to assess satellite images, scientists have devised a novel way to diagnose blinding eye diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration.

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Google's artificial intelligence demonstration was amusing, but raised an important question: do you have the right to know you are talking to a machine?

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Michelle Simmons was awarded the fellowship for her pioneering work in the field of quantum computing.

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Professor Russell Boyce, Director of UNSW Canberra Space, is delighted with government funding for a new Australian space agency in the 2018 federal budget.

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Dr Kate Wilson, Scientia Education Fellow, Senior Lecturer at SEIT says the 2018 federal budget measures to encourage more women into STEMM are just a start.

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Fossil remains of a new pigeon species which was related to the extinct dodo and lived 16-19 million years ago, before becoming extinct in a period of global cooling, have been unearthed in New Zealand

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To give the best chance for science to have an impact, we need to present our arguments to the public in the most convincing ways we have available. Applied psychology can help.

French Minister for Higher Education and Innovation Frederique Vidal

The French Minister for Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Frédérique Vidal, encouraged deeper collaboration with Australia while learning about some of UNSW Sydney's most innovative projects.

 

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UNSW has signed new agreements with French colleagues to bolster renewable energy innovation and environmental research.

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