Science & Tech

An artist's impression of a silicon chip among lights and colours

UNSW engineers have substantially extended the time that their quantum computing processors can hold information by more than 100 times compared to previous results.

a graphical representation of ocean eddies as seen from a satellite

UNSW researchers have solved the mystery of why and how ocean ‘hotspots’ are forming so fast, by examining the winds that influence the ocean currents heating these areas.

fruits and vegetables

UNSW expert unmasks the truth about superfoods.

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The number of live animals seized by the Australian Government has tripled since 2017, with blue-tongue lizards and sulphur-crested cockatoos frequently captured.

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Termites are more sensitive to temperature than previously thought, which may have climate change forecasting implications as the earth warms.

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With unprecedented skills shortages looming in Australia, more than ever we need gender equity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Here’s what needs to happen.

Young frog

In a warming world, a species’ ability to acclimatise to temperatures is crucial. But young ectotherms can struggle to handle the heat.

3D printer and SPE map of Australia

A team from UNSW Sydney has developed a way to 3D print strong, high-conducting solid polymer electrolytes into custom shapes.

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UNSW experts are available to comment on the recently announced third La Niña in as many years.

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The complex issue of global food security can only be solved if all nations work together, a UNSW expert says.

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