A research team has used coral records to reconstruct the variability of the Indian Ocean Dipole – a big player in the severe drought and record hot temperatures last year – over the last millennium.
Climate change and urbanisation are set to threaten groundwater drinking water quality, new research from UNSW Sydney shows.
There is no shortage of projects to boost the number of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. But what we need is more hard data on whether and how these schemes are actually working.
Throughout her career, Professor Cordelia Selomulya has always been inspired by the women in senior academic positions around her, and now she hopes to inspire the next generation of female engineers.
After 90 years, scientists have revealed the structure of benzene.
Males of most animal species die earlier than females because their smaller Y chromosome is unable to protect an unhealthy X chromosome, research suggests.
Two UNSW scientists have been honoured for their research on the ocean’s role in the climate system and personalised treatment for pancreatic cancer.
An international team of researchers has revealed the mechanisms behind fish schooling – and what they found differs from what scientists had previously thought.
A new study has reported the world will lose almost half of its valuable sandy beaches by 2100 as sea levels rise. But cutting our emissions could keep some intact.
At only 1 per cent the age of the Sun, the DS Tuc binary system shows us how a planet might naturally develop before its orbit is disturbed by external forces.