Science & Tech

People running from an emergency situation

A UNSW Sydney academic says staying calm is NOT the right thing to do if you need to evacuate from an emergency or escape a mass shooting event.

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The potential for being judged online could be affecting the ability of adolescents to concentrate on everyday tasks, a study by UNSW Sydney researchers finds.

curl grubs

Many gardeners worry these large larvae might damage plants. But before you squish them, read this.

blurred crowd of unrecognisable face on the street

Research combining wearable eye-tracking technology and AI body detection software suggests our eyes aren’t drawn to the faces of passers-by as much as previously thought.

Professor Richard Tilley and Dr Lucy Gloag in front of a hydrogen filling station

Researchers have developed an innovative technique for creating nanoscale materials with unique chemical and physical properties.

an elderly person handles pills and medication

As with all chronic conditions, a focus on cognitive and mental health should be part of ongoing care.

illustration showing how multiple qubits might be controlled using the new process

Discovery of previously unknown effect makes compact, ultra-fast control of spin qubits possible.

Waterbirds at the Gayini Wetlands

With long-term monitoring of breeding events, UNSW researchers also identify trends and changes in the health of wetlands and rivers.

google map view of the indonesia region

Earthquakes originating underneath the ocean are often accompanied by tsunami warnings. Here’s what determines the tsunami risk.

Four kookaburras sitting on a branch

The planet is entering its sixth mass extinction event. This global nature summit is our best change to stop this tide of destruction.

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