Science & Tech

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For his breakthrough work in tackling vision impairment, Professor Brien Holden has been awarded the Schwab Social Entrepreneur Award for Africa.

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UNSW scientists have taken a quantum leap into a new era of computing power by building the world's smallest transistor with just seven atoms.

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The risk of sensitive information falling into the wrong hands could be eliminated by a new quantum communication process that delivers unprecedented security.

Investigating the rising popularity of psychology and the diverse career paths students follow is the focus of a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship awarded to Associate Professor Jacquelyn Cranney.

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UNSW will lead new research to make solar generated electricity as cheap as coal-fired power following a $5 million grant from the Australian Solar Institute.

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Heat stress would make life intolerable for humans in most currently inhabited regions on Earth if the worst-case global warming scenario was to happen, a new study finds.

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Research shedding new light on the battle of the sexes has earned Professor Rob Brooks one of the Australian Academy of Science's highest accolades for an early-career researcher.

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Rising research star, Associate Professor Nagarajan Valanoor, has been recognised for work which "puts Australia on the world map" in advanced materials development.

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Projects to search for planets beyond our solar system and to better understand the impact of climate change on Australia's groundwater resources have won five Super Science Fellowships.

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Rats use their whiskers much like we use fingertips to feel objects, processing sensations in the same part of the brain, a new study has found.

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