Science & Tech

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Marine heatwaves have led to major economic losses around the world, a new study shows – and researchers say we need global action to ease the impacts of extreme warming events on ocean life.

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UNSW and Nexport are creating a purpose-built lab for students and researchers to develop zero-emissions technologies for electric buses.  

Small pelican breeding colony on Lake Wyara

For nearly four decades, UNSW scientists, with researchers from the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment and other state agencies, have been surveying Australia’s waterbirds once a year.

Plastic rubbish on the beach

Ten years of citizen science data has informed a UNSW study which found plastic dominates the rubbish found on Australian beaches.

Structure of a liposome

A discovery of how to build little blocks out of DNA and get them to stick to lipids has implications for biosensing and mRNA vaccines.

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Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull told a discussion on achieving carbon neutrality that Australia is viewed as a “climate laggard”.

Liquid gallium

A global collaboration, led by researchers from UNSW, has shown how liquid gallium can be used to help achieve the important goal of net zero carbon emissions.

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It isn’t mandatory to be vaccinated and some regard it as a private matter. So what is the best way to way to ask someone their vaccination status?

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As the perils and wonders of artificial intelligence begin to permeate our lives, the ‘IPCC report for AI’ calls for action to ensure a safe future.

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Beware of malicious files called Trojans that could give hackers access to your computer webcam without your knowledge.

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