A thin polymer film that seals surgical wounds could make sutures a relic of medical history.
Climate change offers Australia a unique opportunity to build the nation, according to a University of New South Wales (UNSW) researcher.
UNSW climatologists are leading a consortium of more than 200 leading climate scientists who have warned the United Nations Climate Conference of the need to act immediately to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
A UNSW academic has warned that a poorly designed emissions scheme might fail to shrink Australia's carbon footprint while providing large polluters with windfall profits.
A UNSW study aims to discover whether special contact lenses worn only during sleep may slow or halt the progression of short-sightedness - myopia - in children.
Australia's total energy needs could be met by solar panels covering a land mass equal to two per cent of Tasmania, according to a UNSW scientist.
UNSW has positioned itself as a key authority on critical infrastructure risks and requirements with the establishment of the new Centre for Infrastructure Engineering & Safety.
UNSW and Guide Dogs NSW/ACT have agreed to establish what is believed to be the world's first ocular imaging centre to offer free diagnosis and management services to the general community.
Held hostage by Islamic extremists in a cave in Iraq, Indonesian journalist Meutya Hafid felt a lifetime of memories flashing before her, including her five years as a student at UNSW.