Science & Tech

Dyson finalists

Three designs by UNSW Faculty of Built Environment industrial design students in the running for this year's James Dyson Award.

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Everyday communication is changing rapidly. Thanks to UNSW research, one day you may be able to pick up an e-newspaper or see animations on your cereal box. In the 2010 edition of Research@UNSW we hear about this and other work that is changing the world.

Archibald inside

A painting featuring pioneering UNSW solar cell researcher Martin Green is in contention for one of Australia's biggest art prizes.

Dingo inside

Australia's dingo and the New Guinea Singing Dog may be the world's oldest dog breeds, according to a new genetic study into the animal dubbed man's best friend.

Space insidel

A program to encourage high school students into space-based research and study is among three UNSW projects to receive more than $9 million in Australian Space Research Program funding.

ANFF inside

Australia's place in the international nanotechnology market has been strengthened with the opening of a state-of-the-art nanofabrication facility at UNSW.

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A public education campaign is urgently needed to inform Australians about the threats posed by tsunamis, UNSW experts say.

Mars inside

Ever wondered what it would be like on the Red Planet? You can see the next best thing right here in Australia's vast and ancient desert regions.

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Australian and US scientists have sequenced the first indigenous genomes, revealing southern Africans to be among the world's most genetically diverse people. The findings, reported in Nature, have major implications for the treatment of complex diseases.

Whoopingcough inside

Vaccination programs against whooping cough may not be fully effective because the bacteria that cause the disease have mutated, a UNSW study has found.

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