Science & Tech

Scientist Emma Harding smiles as she works in a laboratory with a pipette

Viral fossils buried in DNA may protect against future virus infections, a new marsupial study suggests.

A platypus swimming at Taronga Zoo

UNSW Sydney scientists are leading a project to bring the iconic mammal back to Royal National Park after almost 50 years.

waratahs in Royal national park

Professor Richard Kingsford will lead the ecological health assessment of Australia’s oldest national park.

Woman closing shop due to COVID-19

Psychology researcher says the COVID restrictions governments have put in place may undermine trust and the stability of liberal democracies.

Man with long COVID

A UNSW psychology researcher is behind neurocognitive testing recommendations that will help assess long COVID patients.

A view of Club Lake amid green hills and mountains on the horizon

Sediments in a lake near Kosciuszko may hold clues to conservation strategies amid rising temperatures and more frequent bushfires.

Woman looking depressed

A UNSW expert on post-traumatic stress and anxiety explains why this year’s lockdown is affecting everyone – and especially vulnerable groups – differently.

RNA technology

Beyond fighting pandemics with mRNA vaccines, there is significant potential to treat cancer, genetic and autoimmune diseases.

Water treatment

UNSW Professor Ewa Goldys leads research that uses CRISPR technology to more quickly and easily identify potentially fatal Cryptosporidium microorganisms.

View over an ocean

In a UNSW Science Week event, Dr Ayana Elizabeth Johnson said the key to fighting the climate crisis is saving the oceans.

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