Science & Tech

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A team led by UNSW engineers and physicists has achieved a breakthrough that brings a super-fast quantum computer a step closer to reality.

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A UNSW engineering student's work to bring power to a remote Pacific island village has won recognition from Australia's peak engineering body.

Public scepticism about climate change is linked to how people make judgements and decisions, according to a UNSW study that brings together climate science and psychology.

UNSW's research talent has been recognised with wins in three of the five categories in the NSW Scientist of the Year awards for insights into dementia, climate change and industrial chemistry.

The laws of physics are not constant across the universe, according to new evidence uncovered by a team of Australian and British astrophysicists.

UNSW is this week hosting an energy debate -'Nuclear and Solar Energies: Facts and Fictions Demystified'.

Solar cell scientist Thorsten Trupke has won the 2010 UNSW Inventor of the Year Award for a world-first technology that is improving the competitiveness of the solar industry.

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Why aren't males even more promiscuous? Why are feelings of disgust so hard to shake? And why do some bad memories make you feel like a failure? UNSW's next generation of science researchers provide some answers.

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The gentle bilby - Australia's stand-in for the Easter bunny - had an ancient relative that was a far more fearsome little beast, a new study has found.

UNSW has announced Australia's first professorship in electricity power economics, thanks to a $1.25 million commitment from EnergyAustralia.

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