Science & Tech

artificial intelligence

The artificial intelligence boom means a multi-trillion dollar industry is coming into existence before our eyes. With great opportunity come great risks, as two important new Australian reports show.

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The complete understanding of a fundamental molecular system, found across all living things, has rarely been achieved – until now. 

David Keith

UNSW Professor David Keith has been awarded a prestigious 2023 ESA Gold Medal.

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UNSW staff and alumni have received honours at the fourth annual Australian Space Awards.  

3D stretchable electronics

Flexible electronic nanomembranes show promise for revolutionary organ-on-chip technologies, potentially reducing the need for animal testing in medical research.

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Genetic analysis shows dingo populations have significantly less dog ancestry than previously thought.

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Scientists have detected a 30 per cent slowdown of the deep ocean currents that form in Antarctica, with profound consequences for Earth’s climate, sea level and marine life.

David Keith and Liming Dai

UNSW Professor David Keith and Scientia Professor Liming Dai have been recognised among the nation’s most distinguished scientists.

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Overall, women receive a smaller share of research funding – but it’s not due to how applications are weighed up. The problem starts with the workforce itself.

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The research helps us understand how El Niño and La Niña will change as the world warms in the future.

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