Science & Tech

salmonella

UNSW researchers have created new DNA tests to accelerate Salmonella detection and, in the future, pinpoint the source of food poisoning outbreaks.

The universe

Not only does a universal constant seem annoyingly inconstant at the outer fringes of the cosmos, it occurs in only one direction, which is downright weird.

Dark matter

Big galaxies get bigger by merging with smaller ones, modelling has shown.

NCI Gadi supercomputer

A UNSW researcher has been awarded the largest compute grant in Australian history.

Nicky Ison

Women in Engineering Ambassador Nicky Ison is helping Australia become the world’s leading exporter of renewable energy.

T cell

An ultra-precise microscope that surpasses the limitations of Nobel Prize-winning super-resolution microscopy will let scientists directly measure distances between individual molecules.

Young boy on the laptop

Parents need to be more vigilant about their child’s internet usage as we spend more time online, cybersecurity expert Richard Buckland warns. 

Augmented reality software for hand washing

Dr Nayuta Yoshioka, Dr Juno Kim and Jason Feng from the Sensory Processes Research Laboratory at UNSW School of Optometry and Vision Science have developed an augmented reality software which shows the effectiveness of hand washing techniques.

Henry Yang and Andrew Dzurak

A proof-of-concept published today in Nature promises warmer, cheaper and more robust quantum computing. And it can be manufactured using conventional silicon chip foundries.

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