Science & Tech

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Feral cats are wreaking havoc on Australia's ecosystems and non-lethal methods aren't enough.

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Politicians are afraid of saying no to Big Coal about new mines like Adani, but it's the future voters still in school they should be more worried about, writes Oliver Kunz.

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UNSW Sydney engineers have led the way to ensure oral medicines targeting specific diseases or parts of the body are protected from the acidic conditions of the stomach.

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Labor's policies have to get a lot more ambitious if they want to see real reductions in emissions.

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Eye care research highlights the widespread problem of vision impairment in PNG, prompting advocates like Dr Anthea Burnett to keenly pursue widespread optometry services.

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The move has been likened to putting the country on a "war footing", with climate and the environment at the very centre of all government policy, rather than being on the fringe of political decisions.

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After competing in the inaugural Australian Universities Rocket Competition, the sky is the limit for a group of UNSW Science and Engineering students.

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UNSW psychology researchers have found evidence that controlling one’s own thinking can be thwarted by thoughts we do not even know are there.

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UNSW alumna Charlotte Wang was initially hesitant about doing a degree in environmental engineering, but since helping to launch a computer re-use program at UNSW, she has never looked back.

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Science that changes the world is a product of investing time in being a good mentor to young researchers, and encouraging them to think outside the box, says Nobel Laureate Sir Fraser Stoddart. 

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