Science & Tech

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A UNSW Sydney-led team of scientists has made an advance that could eventually lead to a cure for sickle cell anaemia and other blood disorders.

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Human-induced climate change was almost certainly responsible for a marine heat wave off Tasmania’s east coast that lasted 251 days and had an area of impact seven times the size of the island, a new study shows.

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Efforts to reduce the gender gap and encourage more women in Australian astronomy are being rewarded, write Virginia Kilborn and Sarah Brough.

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Where other people are looking can influence our own way of seeing the world, new research at the UNSW School of Psychology has found.

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UNSW's Matthew England has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Tinker-Muse Prize in recognition of his outstanding research, leadership and advocacy for Antarctic science.

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In an inspiring video interview, world-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall tells Dean of UNSW Science Emma Johnston that the resilience of nature and the indomitable human spirit give her hope for the future.

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A study of burrowing bettongs in the Australian desert has shown for the first time that exposing threatened native animals to small numbers of predators in the wild teaches them how to avoid their enemies.

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In the era of fake news, lightning-quick news cycles and algorithm-determined social media feeds only make matters worse, writes Rachel Visontay.

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INGENUITY, a new magazine focusing on the frontiers of engineering research at UNSW and with a global distribution, was launched this week by Dean of Engineering, Mark Hoffman.

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The Australian Defence Force's new Information Warfare Division will require time and political capital to shape a capable workforce, writes Greg Austin.

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