Genitalia tend to vary more dramatically than other physical traits and evolutionary biology has made stunning progress in resolving why, writes Professor Rob Brooks
Following the release of the federal government's space policy, Professor Andrew Dempster warns that Australia's lack of a space agency and earth observation satellites could leave us vulnerable.
Wearing overnight specially designed rigid contact lenses that reshape the eye could remove the need for reading glasses in middle age, a UNSW study shows.
A new Masters program in Satellite Systems Engineering is the first of its kind in Australia and will help keep talented students in the country to bolster the space industry.
A carbon price of between $50 and $100 per tonne would make coal-fired and gas-fired power less economical than renewable electricity, a UNSW study shows.
Australia's summer heatwaves are lasting longer and have been increasing in number over the past 60 years, a UNSW study shows.
China has detailed an ambitious road map to reduce emissions, including the world’s largest carbon trading scheme, at a high level bi-lateral climate change conference at UNSW.
Sourcing raw materials from waste can cut costs, which means we need to look at our rubbish for its "beauty within," writes Veena Sahajwalla.
The definition of a gene has evolved since the term was first coined in 1909 and needs updating again in the light of recent findings, writes Dean of Science, Professor Merlin Crossley.
Taking their inspiration from Nature, UNSW scientists have developed a new method for carrying out chemical reduction – an industrial process used to produce fuels and chemicals that are vital for modern society.