Science & Tech

truck

A plan to use swappable batteries in long-haul electric trucks highlights how freight is starting to move away from fossil fuels.

Face of a sex robot

If we aren’t careful with our online data, artificial intelligence will take over our intimate personal lives, a new book says.

hand prints on wall

It took just 5,000 years for large and well-organised groups of people to populate all corners of the continent.

Girl thinking while working

If we want to change the world for the better, we need to learn how to act wisely, a new book says.

Big tech apps on mobile phone

New research shows that the variety of online players is shrinking rapidly, although the overall size of the worldwide web continues to expand and functional and geographic opportunities are rising.

Earth as seen from the moon

The planet's evolution and ‘microbial poop’ were just some of the wide ranging topics US mineralogist Dr Robert Hazen covered at the UNSW Centre for Ideas event last night.

An app on a phone

It has happened with software, computing and entertainment, but we're still waiting for the platform needed for mobility as a service to reach its full potential.

a graphic representation of ocean currents seen from space

Our team discovered clear changes in the distribution and strength of ocean eddies. These changes have never been detected before.

Two stalagmites in Yonderup Cave, Yanchep, Western Australia

To look inside a stalagmite is to look back in time tens of thousands of years to see how the Earth’s climate patterns have shaped the world we live in today.

Ferns sprouting after bushfire

There are many UNSW projects that citizen scientists can get involved in to help protect the environment.

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