Science & Tech

Pia Seeto

From instigating gender equity initiatives to giving talks and mentoring, Pia Seeto’s focus is a more equal future.

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Biohackers and other 'connoisseurs of science' have important social and scientific contributions to make.

Is your imagination strong, fuzzy or non-existent?

Highly excitable brain neurons in the visual cortex may reduce a person’s ability to visualise things clearly, neuroscience study finds. 

Dr Anna Wang and Mr Luke Steller in Tikitere

Hot springs may have been the ‘spark’ that helped organic matter turn into life – these UNSW Sydney scientists have put this hypothesis to the test in New Zealand. 

Mars

Scientists have used the same methods that will soon be used to search for evidence of life on Mars to look for evidence of the earliest forms of life on Earth at a location in South Australia.

Murray-Darling Basin in drought

Subsidised irrigators extracted up to 28 per cent more water than those who received no funds under a national Murray-Darling Basin irrigation efficiency program, a new study has found.

Platypus has final health check at Taronga Wildlife Hospital

UNSW scientists expect more platypus rescues in future as climate change takes a stranglehold on their natural habitat.

wind farm

The federal government is spending $94 million to buy cheap oil. Instead, Australia should use the money to manufacture our own energy.

Science researchers

UNSW Sydney is the highest-ranking Australian institution for its contribution to scientific research.

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