Science & Tech

Using virtual reality to ease nerve-related pain following spinal cord injury.

A researcher from UNSW Sydney and NeuRA will undertake research to investigate whether virtual reality can ease pain following spinal cord injury.

A mulgara outside a burrow

A small, carnivorous marsupial related to the Tasmanian Devil has been reintroduced to a NSW national park, more than a century after being declared extinct in the state.

Two drones flying over a city

They began as wartime technology, but now drones are changing the way we witness the world, especially when we can't see it for ourselves.

Lisa Harvey-Smith

Lisa Harvey-Smith, UNSW Professor of Practice in Science Communication, will continue to champion women and girls in STEM.

A young woman involved in a conversation looks to the side

New research suggests people with autism may not have as much difficulty imagining the thoughts of others as previously believed.

A bushfire in the Australian outback

With last summer’s bushfires largely out of the headlines, has the psychological distance people might feel towards climate change increased?

Aerial view of Murray Darling Junction with flood waters flowing in near Lock 10. Location Wentworth

An independent group of leading Australian scientists, economists and business people including a UNSW academic have released their investigation into whether water reforms have resulted in the flows needed to improve river health. 

Aquaculture farms in the coast of China’s northeast province of Liaonin

The scale of people’s marine intrusion is comparable to that on land, a team of researchers has found.

A Highland wild dog with a golden coat

Dingoes, meet your long-lost cousins: New Guinea singing dogs and Highland wild dogs.

Triangles

What did Pythagoras do with all those triangles, anyway?

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