Science & Tech

Man with wheelbarrow

When you buy organic food, you don’t always get food free from pesticides, a UNSW expert says.

Male Carolina Anolis lizard displaying his dewlap

A surprising study on the behaviour of unrelated lizards demonstrates how evolution can lead to different species learning the same skills. 

Waste gas is shown escaping two industrial chimneys against a blue sky background and surrounded by fog

If we are to reduce net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, we haven’t made a good start. Governments, industry and individuals need to do much more, a new study shows.

Beena Ahmed

It’s International Women in Engineering Day.

At UNSW, we're so honoured to have inspiring female engineers who are making a big impact in the world.

Scientists have studied the impacts of a warmer, stronger East Australian Current on marine life during a voyage along the east coast.

Regent honeyeater

Raising young regent honeyeaters in aviaries with other species of birds as well as song tutoring increases their long-term chances in the wild.

A pair of handcuffed hands poking through bars of a jail cell

Why do some people make the same bad choices over and over? An inability to see how actions lead to outcomes, rather than recklessness, could be to blame.

Scuba diver with a shark

From working on Jaws to putting herself in danger, Valerie Taylor vowed to change public attitudes to sharks. A new film dives deeply into her underwater life.

a very sad snowman

One cold winter doesn't negate more than a century of global warming. We need the political leadership to set the world on a safer path. Ill-informed tweets by government senators won't help.

Pygmy blue whale swimming

It was the whales’ singing that gave them away.

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