Science & Tech

Woman working in front of computer

Studies show the way we remember and process information is greatly affected when we are in isolation.

Close-up of a bandicoot being held

After more than a century, locally extinct bandicoots have returned to Sturt National Park.

Climate Change - Antarctic Melting Glacier in a Global Warming Environment

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released the first part of its major Sixth Assessment Report – UNSW scientists are available for comment.

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An article in the eminent US magazine Science has triggered debate over whether scientists should use climate models. Here’s what you should know about climate models ahead of today’s IPCC report.

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Drivers, vehicle design and traffic signs: the three biggest causes of distractions on the road, says UNSW expert.

Dr Daniel Mansfield holds si.427 in gloved hands in a darkened museum storage room ng

A UNSW scientist has revealed that an ancient clay tablet could be the oldest and most complete example of applied geometry, showing that ancient mathematics was more advanced than previously thought.

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Biochar can boost crop yields in poor soils and help stop the effects of climate change, study finds. So why aren’t we using it more?

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Psychology researchers advising the NSW government say a behavioural science model could prove the answer to increasing vaccination rates.

A bandicoot being released into the desert at night

The locally extinct animals have been reintroduced to the NSW outback as part of a major rewilding project led by UNSW Sydney.

Woman buying multiple packs of toilet paper

‘Panic buying’ might be a normal human response to uncertainty, after all.

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