Science & Tech

Bionic eye inside

A functioning bionic eye is a step closer to reality after the federal government awarded $42 million in funding to a consortium including leading UNSW researchers.

Adrian Clark inside

A UNSW graduate engineer helping develop smart grid technologies for NSW has been named Australia's Young Professional Engineer of the Year.

LIEF inside

UNSW will boost its strength nanotechnology, clean energy and biotechnologies following its success the latest round of federal government infrastructure grants.

UNSW will boost its strength in nanotechnology, clean energy and biotechnologies following its success in the latest round of federal government infrastructure grants.

Gillard inside

Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard officiated at the start of work on UNSW's landmark new research centre, the Tyree Energy Technologies Building.

Outback inside

Climate change is accelerating beyond expectations and urgent emissions reductions are required, according to a new report by some of the world's top climate scientists.

Wetlands inside

An extra 600,000 megalitres of water needs to be returned to the Murray River to avert an environmental disaster in its lower reaches, a scientific review has found.

Solar thermal inside

A new approach to harnessing small-scale solar power could deliver higher levels of efficiency in portable power sources.

Mona taouk inside

Psychologist Mona Taouk is developing a world-first questionnaire to identify young people at risk of depression and suicide.

Bush rats inside

Sydney's native bush rats were victims of a campaign to exterminate foreign black rats during a plague in 1900, according to scientists who plan to reintroduce the native rodents.

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