Science & Tech

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The energy required to power the massive, factory-sized data centres that computers rely on already consumes 5% of global electricity. And that energy load is doubling every decade.

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The world seemed to be inching forward with CRISPR gene editing technology – but suddenly the forbidden fruit has been plucked, and some even worry that the CRISPR tree has been cut down.

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Scientia Professor George Paxinos, Conjoint Professor at UNSW, has discovered a hidden region of the human brain that he first suspected existed 30 years ago.

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The loss of the Siberian unicorn shows just how vulnerable some animals can be to environmental change that can impact on their food supply.

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A group led by Australian of the Year, Professor Michelle Simmons, has overcome another critical technical hurdle for building a silicon-based quantum computer.

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Scientists have shed light on tropical tree deaths – with results predicted to have important implications for managing forest biodiversity.

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Throwing away clothing that's no longer needed is a missed opportunity to turn the fabrics into new products such as building materials.

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Chinese-language social media platforms in Australia are increasingly a focus for local political parties.

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An analysis of dolphin genes has revealed information about their past migrations, showing just how crucial migrants might be for other populations.

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A group of students, staff and researchers are applying some creative thinking to preserve iconic fig trees on UNSW Sydney’s Kensington campus.

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