Science & Tech

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Scientia Professor Toby Walsh speaks to us about his pet peeves about the Hollywood blockbuster, The Terminator, and why it is not a reflection of artificial intelligence in society today.

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Scientists are rethinking the importance of an enigmatic molecule after finding intricate processes at play in its formation.

Jianbo Tang and Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh

Liquid metal catalysts show great promise for capturing carbon and cleaning up pollutants, requiring so little energy they can even be created in the kitchen.

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UNSW researchers are using ‘wonder material’ graphene to generate sustainable energy in municipal wastewater treatment plants.

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This World Sight Day, we’ve compiled some of the many highlights from UNSW researchers and students working towards improving eye health.

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You’ve heard of blood tests and stool samples. Tear samples might be the next screening method to enter your doctor’s office, a new study from UNSW Sydney suggests.

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As a vibrant research field, biophotonics is exciting researchers the world over. Its primary goal? To create non-invasive, fast and effective ways to diagnose and treat disease.

Daniel Hunter

The skill of being in the right place at the right time has landed this UNSW alumnus a thriving career as a wildlife camera operator, with credits including the BBC and National Geographic.

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Fishers use tuna's natural attraction to floating objects to lure them near GPS-equipped rafts. However, these rafts are attracting increasing concern.

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Professor John Whitelock is improving the smarts of antibodies and sending them into the extracellular area to outwit those clever cancer cells.

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