Transistors have continued shrinking, but how much further can they go, asks Adam Burke.
Five distinguished UNSW researchers have been recognised for excellence across three very different categories in this year's New South Wales Scientist of the Year awards.
China needs creative solutions to the problems that unprecedented numbers of young men will cause as they come of age in the next two decades, argues Rob Brooks.
Automated cameras and microphones will help better connect the public with life in the wild, writes Dustin Welbourne.
A new study of ancient shoulder bones from Ethiopia has important implications for understanding the course of our evolution, writes Darren Curnoe.
Professor Veena Sahajwalla has been recognised as "one of the world's leading innovators in the field of sustainable materials use".
A modest amount of 'grandmothering' can lead to the evolution of an extended lifespan, suggests Rob Brooks.
Innovative work in the fields of medicine, science and engineering has won UNSW researchers six of this year’s nine NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
Flooding risk is often used as an argument against greater environmental flows for the Murray-Darling, but graziers would benefit greatly from floods, writes Richard Kingsford.
With much to gain, it’s time for universities and their researchers to finally break free from a closed world of knowledge and embrace the openess of online, writes Justin O'Brien.