Science & Tech

Four kookaburras sitting on a branch

The planet is entering its sixth mass extinction event. This global nature summit is our best change to stop this tide of destruction.

professor bob graham in the laboratory

UNSW molecular cardiology pioneer Bob Graham has been elected Vice-President of the Australian Academy of Science and Secretary of Biological Sciences.

Professor Kim Delbaere

The projects to receive funding include a minimally invasive treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea and an exercise program to prevent falls.

Breeding colony of pelicans surrounded by water

Scientists winged their way across one-third of Australia to collect data for the 2022 Eastern Australian Waterbird Survey, an annual health check of our freshwater ecosystems.

Sunswift 7 breaking Guinness World Record

UNSW Sydney’s student-built solar-powered car averaged nearly 85km/h over 12 hours to set Guinness World Record with just eight minutes to spare.

A photo taken from a microscope showing bunches of stem cells embedded in a soft gel

A serendipitous discovery in the lab has the potential to revolutionise embryo models and targeted drug therapies.

A person wades into the water at a beach

Research reveals the reasons why people continue to swim at unpatrolled beaches, despite the warnings.

Graphic of multiple padlocks

We’re facing a significant advance in AI using methods that are not described in scientific literature, and with datasets restricted to a single for-profit company.

Indigenous man canoeing in Ecuador

Almost 200 countries are reckoning with the world’s extraordinary loss of the variety of life at the COP15 nature summit in Canada. Here’s why Indigenous involvement is crucial.

Graphic showing view of electric vehicle battery next to a charge symbol

Scientists have developed a positive electrode material that doesn’t diminish after repeated charging cycles, for the manufacture of durable solid-state batteries.

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