Science & Tech

New nanotechnology-based treatments, including nerve tissue engineering that draws on the limb-regrowing ability of the axolotl are being discussed at a conference in Sydney.

Solarcell inside

UNSW solar cell researchers have posted a world record double in a breakthrough that promises to make solar power more efficient and affordable.

FreshScience inside

A new technology developed by UNSW researchers to predict the risk of falls and prevent them happening could help elderly people stay in their own homes longer.

Devil inside

Researchers have made a genetic blueprint of the Tasmanian Devil genome which may help answer questions about adult and childhood cancer.

Goff inside

UNSW scientists are part of a new national campaign aimed at countering misinformation in science.

We must stand up for the right of researchers to put forward their views free from intimidation, says UNSW's Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) Les Field, who's welcomed the government's condemnation of threats against climate change scientists.

Beach inside

Researchers are creating the first global tool to forecast how changes in wave patterns and rising sea levels will affect beach erosion.

A new report from the independent Climate Commission "should be a wake-up call for global and national action on greenhouse gas emissions", says UNSW climate scientist Professor Matthew England.

Energy systems expert Professor Hugh Outhred examines what's really pushing up the price of electricity

NewInventors inside

A brilliant water saving idea by UNSW engineering academics Greg Leslie and Bruce Sutton has impressed the judges on ABC TV's New Inventors.

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