PhD candidate Evelyn Linardy is working on a portable DNA testing device that will allow doctors, researchers and border security to identify samples within 10 minutes. VIDEO
A high-tech company set up by UNSW and the ANU that provides revolutionary 3D images and simulations to the oil and gas industries has been sold for $A76 million.
Heat stored in the western Pacific Ocean, due to an unprecedented strengthening of the equatorial trade winds, appears to be largely responsible for the hiatus in surface warming over the past 13 years.
UNSW child psychologist Mark Dadds features in a new documentary series on ABC TV that explores the controversial childhood condition Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Why bother with emissions-intensive, expensive and dangerous nucelar energy when there is already a better alternative to fossil fuels: the efficient use of renewable energy, argues Mark Diesendorf.
Researchers have identified a new species of mysterious beaked whale based on a study of seven animals stranded on remote tropical islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
Oceanographic research at UNSW suggests the claimed lengthy voyage of a castaway fisherman could have occurred and he was lucky not to have ended up in the great garbage patch of the North Pacific.
Isha Deodhar is just about to start her first year of university, but she already has big plans to combine her love for maths, science and engineering to solve the big problems facing society.
Conflict between men and woman pervades every sphere of human life, but decisions about reproduction cause the most angst, writes Professor Rob Brooks. CONFERENCE
The tissue normally discarded during routine hip replacements could be a rich new source of adult stem cells for use in regenerative medicine, UNSW-led research has found.