Science & Tech

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A Crest-tailed Mulgara, a small carnivorous marsupial presumed extinct in NSW for more than century, has been discovered in Sturt National Park north-west of Tibooburra.

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Parental views have a big impact on the decisions that children make, write Drew Adams and Natalie Chapman, so it's vital that mums and dads support their daughters in STEM careers.

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Darren Curnoe reports on his recent excavation at the famous Niah Caves in Borneo.

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UNSW Sydney has announced the part-time appointment of its first Nobel Laureate, Sir Fraser Stoddart, to the School of Chemistry.

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A laser-driven technique for creating fusion that dispenses with the need for radioactive fuel elements and leaves no toxic radioactive waste is now within reach, says a UNSW physicist.

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Australian solar cell research has received a $29.2 million boost from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, and UNSW captured the lion’s share with 11 of the 22 projects.

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The arrival of a single Black-backed Oriole bird in rural Pennsylvania – 5000 kilometres from its usual home in Mexico – was worth an estimated $US223,851 to the US economy from bird watchers flocking to see it.

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A new article by a UNSW-led team could set a new course for wildlife biologists who are trying to reduce the threat of extinction.

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UNSW's Professor Toby Walsh has been nominated for a global award for his work alerting the world to the dangers of lethal autonomous weapons.

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UNSW's 'Dr Rip', Associate Professor Rob Brander, is appearing in a new documentary airing this summer to help teach Australians how to avoid dangerous rips.

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