Innovative work in the fields of medicine, science and engineering has won UNSW researchers six of this year’s nine NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
Flooding risk is often used as an argument against greater environmental flows for the Murray-Darling, but graziers would benefit greatly from floods, writes Richard Kingsford.
With much to gain, it’s time for universities and their researchers to finally break free from a closed world of knowledge and embrace the openness of online, writes Justin O'Brien.
A group of female dolphins has been learning from their mothers to use sponges to help catch fish for at least 180 years, a study has found.
The winners of the Nobel Prize have shown that quantum mechanics has many exciting applications, ranging from quantum computing to foundations of quantum theory, explains Andrea Morello.
The combined effect of compulsory helmets for riders and providing cycleways and other infrastructure has reduced by about half the serious head-injuries associated with cycling in NSW.
Our memories – good or bad – form parts of our identities and simply removing aspects of our character may have serious consequences, writes Amy Reichelt.
An international team of physicists has pushed the boundaries on ultra-precise measurement by harnessing the unusual properties of quantum light waves in a new way.
A research team led by Australian engineers has created the first working quantum bit based on a single atom in silicon, opening the way to ultra-powerful quantum computers of the future.
A huge "forgotten" meteor 2.5 million years ago not only generated a massive tsunami across the Pacific but also may have plunged the world into the Ice Ages, a new UNSW study suggests.