To confirm life on other planets, we need to detect far more molecules in their atmospheres than we currently do to rule out non-biological chemical processes.
Places where there is a lot of misogynistic tweeting going on are likely to have a lot of domestic violence as well, a study by UNSW has found.
The grisly discovery of a disembodied foot on a NSW beach was a tragic twist in the mystery of missing woman Melissa Caddick. Such tragedies can also reveal hidden currents connecting the planet.
Researchers have long been curious about the striking growth form of spinifex and now UNSW Sydney scientists say soil microbes are the answer.
The UNSW Sydney Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic has been honoured with the Lemberg Medal for his excellence in biochemistry and molecular biology, and contributions to the scientific community.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has provided funding for a collaboration aiming to securely integrate rooftop solar into the power grid.
The idea of ordering slaughter-free authentic meat is becoming a reality, a UNSW food and health expert says.
Scientists have identified the protein that was the missing evolutionary link between two ancient algae species – red algae and cryptophytes.
Healthy coral proven to reduce the impact of tsunami waves in Great Barrier Reef region.
Expected effects of climate change on hailstorms vary markedly by region, says a new international review involving UNSW.