Science & Tech

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China's Minister for Science and Technology, His Excellency Dr Wan Gang, has praised Australia's commitment to innovative technological research during a visit to UNSW.

The situation in Japan has raised some serious questions about modern disaster response capabilities, says Associate Professor Dale Dominey-Howes.

Breakthrough Australian research to diagnose and treat mental health problems in kids is being held back by a lack of funding, says a leading specialist in child psychology.

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Researchers have warned that GPS systems are becoming increasingly vulnerable to accidental interference or deliberate jamming, raising concerns about reliability and security.

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A newly discovered technique makes it possible to create a whole new array of plastics with metallic or even superconducting properties.

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Relatively harmless microbes which pass through water treatment systems could be allowing dangerous bacteria to reproduce in water supplies, research has found.

Three prominent climate scientists from UNSW have been appointed as expert advisors to the Federal Government's new independent Climate Commission.

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A UNSW graduate has created a website highlighting Vodafone's poor network coverage.

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A number of introduced plant species have become more like natives, suggesting rapid evolution could happen far more frequently than previously thought.

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Australia could have an early warning system that would let authorities predict flash floods and warn people in the path of danger, Associate Professor Linlin Ge says.

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