Science & Tech

Daniel Hunter

The skill of being in the right place at the right time has landed this UNSW alumnus a thriving career as a wildlife camera operator, with credits including the BBC and National Geographic.

tuna

Fishers use tuna's natural attraction to floating objects to lure them near GPS-equipped rafts. However, these rafts are attracting increasing concern.

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Professor John Whitelock is improving the smarts of antibodies and sending them into the extracellular area to outwit those clever cancer cells.

Silk block

How do you use silk to help repair a damaged heart? With a 3D printer, dry ice, a silicon mould and a copper plate, as UNSW biomedical engineers have demonstrated.

Professor Veena Sahajwalla and federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley

The revolutionary technology developed at UNSW Sydney positions Australia at the forefront of how we re-use discarded materials.

Mars mission

From solar sail-powered spacecraft, to laser communications, to asteroid detection systems, there is no shortage of Australian ideas and expertise to help NASA explore the Moon and Mars.

mining

Australia cannot distance itself from moral responsibility for emissions from exported fossil fuels.

Pyrite

Western Australia’s famous 3.5-billion-year-old stromatolites contain microbial remains of some of the earliest life on Earth, UNSW scientists have found.

Gliding dragon

UNSW researchers show gliding animals are an evolutionary surprise because their innovation did not lead to a proliferation of new adaptive forms.

Satellite

UNSW Sydney engineers are developing new satellite technology that can be used to determine the state of the seas as well as a number of other useful applications.

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