It is well known that agriculture developed independently in New Guinea 7000 years ago, but evidence of its influence on how people lived has eluded scientists – until now.
UNSW Sydney's Centre for Ecosystem Science, as part of the Gayini consortium, this month applauded the return of almost 88,000 hectares of internationally significant Murrumbidgee floodplain to its Traditional Custodians.
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.
AI systems are being taught the subtleties of human behaviour so that they may be better placed to predict our intentions.
New fish kills are underway. But while the kill mount builds, here are some actions to help reduce such occurances in the future.
A molecule first found in sharks over 100 years ago has been found to regulate an enzyme that is key to cholesterol production.
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.
A UNSW Sydney academic has been recognised at the 2019 NHMRC Research Excellence Awards for research into protecting medical devices from infection.
DNA evidence from the Himba society in Namibia overturns ideas about genetic paternity, and about what it means to be a father.
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.