Science & Tech

A view of Earth from the moon.

Researchers have long suspected there's water - or ice, to be precise - on the Moon. New research now confirms it, and suggests it lurks in sun-starved nooks and crannies called 'cold traps'.

Jelena Rnjak-Kovacina, Ewa Goldys, Merlin Crossley

Pioneering researchers recognised for excellence in three award categories.

bream and squid pop

A global team of biologists has used squid treats to track predator activity underwater, discovering temperature changes communities more than appetites.

Close-up of solar flare and coronal mass ejection on the Sun

Scientists have trained an artificial intelligence (AI) to help understand the evolution of young stars and their planets – a new benchmark in the use of AI in astronomy.

Broad-headed snake

UNSW Sydney researchers have received grants to investigate the impact of the 2019/2020 bushfires on threatened reptiles and to assist in the conservation of invertebrate animals.

Professor Rob Brander

A new collection of coastal research fieldwork stories reveals the exciting – and sometimes life-threatening – tales behind the science.

Carbon emissions from refinery

The coronavirus pandemic caused the UN's annual climate conference to be postponed by a year, but it was also responsible for a drop in carbon emissions. Is it enough and will it last?

A young girl speaks over an Alexa virtual assistant device

AUSKidTalk, a project that records Australian children talking, aims to close the gap in speech recognition systems that have until now performed badly in understanding young users of technology.

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