Science & Tech

Young girl looking at phone

When there is heightened anxiety around us, how do we talk to our youngest generation about it? Dr Ariana Krynen from UNSW Science gives her top tips on talking to children about crisis.

Futuristic android

AI systems are being taught the subtleties of human behaviour so that they may be better placed to predict our intentions.

fish kills

New fish kills are underway. But while the kill mount builds, here are some actions to help reduce such occurances in the future.

Hudson Coates

A molecule first found in sharks over 100 years ago has been found to regulate an enzyme that is key to cholesterol production.

Joe Wolfe brick demo

Physics Professor Joe Wolfe is popular among students for dramatic lecture demonstrations. Out of class he researches the mechanics of the human voice and composes music.

Mark Willcox

A UNSW Sydney academic has been recognised at the 2019 NHMRC Research Excellence Awards for research into protecting medical devices from infection.

Himba father and son

DNA evidence from the Himba society in Namibia overturns ideas about genetic paternity, and about what it means to be a father.

Greenland

Ancient rocks from Greenland have shown that the elements necessary for the evolution of life did not come to Earth until very late in the planet’s formation – much later than previously thought.

Andrea Morello, Vincent Mourik, Serwan Asaad

A mishap during an experiment led UNSW quantum computing researchers to crack a mystery that had stood since 1961.

Minister Kean with Llewellyn Owens and Professor Aguey-Zinsou

Hydrogen energy storage technology developed at UNSW Sydney will be installed in a world-first application of its kind in the regional town Manilla, thanks to NSW government funding announced today.

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