Science & Tech

Angelica Merlot in the lab

Scientia Fellow Angelica Merlot is determined to outmanoeuvre some of the deadliest cancers.

wind turbines

A proposal for 270m tall wind turbines on Robbins Island in Tasmania has ruffled some feathers – but here's why towering turbines are here to stay.

MIchelle Simmons and team

A group of physicists at UNSW Sydney have built a super-fast version of the central building block of a quantum computer. The research is the milestone result of a vision first outlined by scientists 20 years ago.

Masaka Regional Hospital in Uganda.

UNSW students involved with the Engineering World Health Summer Institute program make record number of repairs in Ugandan and Cambodian hospitals.

antartica

Some 58 metres of sea level rise is locked up in Antartica's ice sheets, and it's melting faster than expected.

xiaojing hao

UNSW Associate Professor Xiaojing Hao and UNSW alumnus Julian O’Shea have been celebrated as some of the country’s most innovative engineers

nuclear weapon explosion

Developing nuclear weapons requires technological and industrial capabilities that Australia simply does not have at the moment. The political will may be lacking, too.

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Global trends in cave waters identify how stalagmites reveal past rainfall and drought patterns.

Claude Sammut RoboCup

Australia’s five-time world champions of robot soccer, UNSW’s Runswift team, will try to recapture the title as the international tournament comes to home ground for the first time.

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A UNSW psychology experiment has shown why it can be so hard to direct our attention away from cues that might lead to behaviour we’d like to avoid, like drinking alcohol and eating unhealthy food.

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