Accelerometers – the motion sensing devices in mobile phones – will be much cheaper to produce in a way that uses much less energy, thanks to new research led by Professor Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh.
An international research team has identified a new function of Hsp90, one of the most common and studied proteins in the human body. The study has implications for the development of new drugs.
From the ‘maternal wall’ to the ‘boys’ club’ and beyond the glass ceiling, a group of geoscientists have taken the microscope to their backyard. The results are revealing.
Popular as gondolas in ski-fields around the world, cable cars are increasingly used for mass transit in progressive cities. Is this the future for Australian cities?
UNSW Professor Sally Dunwoodie and her team discovered the potential of vitamin B3 to treat a molecular deficiency causing miscarriages and complex birth defects.
In projects with global significance, particularly in developing countries, UNSW engineers are solving the problem of intermittent energy supply in outback and rural Australia.
In spite of some recent positive actions, Australia still lacks a comprehensive and long-term plan for the STEM sector.
The researchers' vision is for direct communication between a wired brain and an external device, an achievement that could revolutionise health care, entertainment and the way humans interact with their environments.
Scientists will be able to detect cancer earlier from blood samples after advances were made in detecting microRNA molecules using gold-plated nanoparticles.
Women take sexy selfies to compete with other women and climb the social ladder in economically unequal environments, new research suggests.