Researchers have warned that GPS systems are becoming increasingly vulnerable to accidental interference or deliberate jamming, raising concerns about reliability and security.
A newly discovered technique makes it possible to create a whole new array of plastics with metallic or even superconducting properties.
Three prominent climate scientists from UNSW have been appointed as expert advisors to the Federal Government's new independent Climate Commission.
Relatively harmless microbes which pass through water treatment systems could be allowing dangerous bacteria to reproduce in water supplies, research has found.
A UNSW graduate has created a website highlighting Vodafone's poor network coverage.
A number of introduced plant species have become more like natives, suggesting rapid evolution could happen far more frequently than previously thought.
Australia could have an early warning system that would let authorities predict flash floods and warn people in the path of danger, Associate Professor Linlin Ge says.
A solar crop dryer developed by a UNSW engineering student has the potential to provide a living for thousands of people throughout Vanuatu.
UNSW's Sunswift solar car has lived up to its name, smashing a Guinness World Record to become the world's fastest solar vehicle.
UNSW researchers have capped a stellar year with a swag of prestigious awards in science, medicine and engineering.