Warmer water temperatures can greatly increase the reproductive capacity of a pest fish species, a new study has found.
Professor Rob Brooks considers the profound effect of the "opium of the masses" - rock and roll - and questions whether the art form has seen its final days.
UNSW researchers have identified Australia’s most important wetlands for waterbirds, following one of the most extensive aerial surveys of its kind in the world.
Fossils from two caves in south-west China have revealed a previously unknown Stone Age people, giving a rare glimpse of a recent stage of human evolution with startling implications for Asia.
A year on from Japan's devastating earthquake, attention is on the recovery effort. But many scientists, and the Japanese themselves, are more concerned about when the next tsunami will happen and how big it will be, writes Professor James Goff.
A proposed new clock tied to the orbiting of a neutron around an atomic nucleus could be so accurate that it neither gains nor loses 1/20th of a second in 14 billion years.
We carry an odd pair of sex-chromosomes – a large X chromosome and its diminutive partner, the Y, explains Russell Bonduriansky.
Roofing materials that double as solar panels and can also moderate the temperature of buildings are among the next-generation building products being developed at UNSW.
A new form of bushfire behaviour has been identified by a team of researchers from UNSW Canberra and ACT emergency services.
Leaders in the fields of engineering, medicine, business and education are among a high-profile group of UNSW academics recognised in this year's Australia Day honours.