Using silkworms to help repair damaged nerve cells and nanotechnology to battle cancer are among revolutionary technologies being canvassed at a major international conference this week.
Nobel Laureate, Professor Aaron Ciechanover, has received a UNSW Honorary Doctorate of Science.
UNSW has confirmed its position in the front line of Australian renewable energy research with its selection as a foundation member of the new Australian Solar Institute.
Rock fans who risk injuries when headbanging to heavy-metal music could reduce harm by wearing a protective brace or changing their musical taste.
Surf's up and it's time for fun, but summer also has its risks. Drownings, snake bites and too much sun are among the top ten hazards identified by UNSW experts.
UNSW climate scientists and energy experts have given a largely critical response to the Federal Government's emissions trading White Paper.
UNSW has ensured its role as a key contributor to creating a sustainable and secure energy future following a $75 million funding announcement from the Federal Government.
While large males outperform smaller spiders in head-to-head mating contests, the faster-maturing smaller ones make more successful lovers, a new study reveals.
The world's most precise clock might be made as small as a wristwatch with a new design proposed by an international team of physicists.
Something vital is missing in the far distant reaches of the Universe: hydrogen - the raw material for stars, planets and possible life. The puzzling discovery has been made by a team of Australian astronomers.