Science & Tech

bottles filled with human breast milk

A new study has confirmed what researchers already suspected to be the case: heat inactivates SARS-CoV-2 in human milk.

Eye-cow is watching you

Painting eyes on the backsides of cattle in Botswana appears to prevent attacks from lions in landscapes where they coexist.

Smog

A team of chemists has lifted the hood on the mysterious interplay between sunlight and molecules in the atmosphere known as ‘roaming reactions’, which could make atmospheric modelling more accurate.

veena sahajwalla in a laboratory

New developments in microrecycling science could help revolutionise the recycling and manufacturing sectors.

A dingo in the wild

The average size of a dingo is increasing, but only in areas where poison-baits are used, a collaborative study led by UNSW Sydney shows. 

A diverse biocrust community in western New South Wales.

Miniscule plants growing on desert soils can help drylands retain water and reduce erosion, UNSW researchers have found.

Artist’s impression of the thin stream of stars torn from the Phoenix globular cluster, wrapping around the Milky Way

Scientists find remnant of strange dismembered star cluster at Galaxy’s edge

Humpback whale breaks the water's surface

UNSW researchers have linked the burden of humpback whales’ annual migration to depleted microbial diversity in their airways – an indicator of overall health.

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