When you're a tiny creature in a vast ocean it pays to hang out with the right crowd, a new study into the diverse world of marine microbes has found.
UNSW researchers have shown they can safely destroy hazardous industrial toxins in groundwater by injecting naturally occurring bacteria into a contaminated Sydney aquifer.
The final space shuttle mission could mark the start of a new era of opportunity in space for Australia, says UNSW's Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research.
Australia's Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb, has launched the Australian Centre for Nanomedicine at UNSW - the first research centre of its kind in the nation.
New nanotechnology-based treatments, including nerve tissue engineering that draws on the limb-regrowing ability of the axolotl are being discussed at a conference in Sydney.
UNSW solar cell researchers have posted a world record double in a breakthrough that promises to make solar power more efficient and affordable.
A new technology developed by UNSW researchers to predict the risk of falls and prevent them happening could help elderly people stay in their own homes longer.
Researchers have made a genetic blueprint of the Tasmanian Devil genome which may help answer questions about adult and childhood cancer.
UNSW scientists are part of a new national campaign aimed at countering misinformation in science.
We must stand up for the right of researchers to put forward their views free from intimidation, says UNSW's Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) Les Field, who's welcomed the government's condemnation of threats against climate change scientists.