Science & Tech

Sandbags protect a local business as flood water washes by

UNSW Sydney experts available to comment on flooding and record rain.

A Bellinger River turtle swimming

New knowledge about amphibian and reptile viruses will help us act faster to conserve threatened species.

A large spider with yellow legs and large black and white spotted abdomen clings to its web

A new global study has untangled many of the incredible properties of spider silk.

a scuba diver swims through moody waters and rock formations

The common platform heralds a new era of global conservation and management policy applications.

Mallee eucalypt woodland in arid South Australia

Soils in high-priority areas are poorly protected by existing global conservation initiatives.

100-dollar notes in a pile

Commonwealth Bank data shows the Australians who withdrew super spent more, but paid down their debt.

Hydrogen-Diesel Direct Injection Dual-Fuel System team

Team from UNSW Engine Research Laboratory develop new Hydrogen-Diesel Direct Injection Dual-Fuel System that significantly cuts carbon emissions.

Three kids on the back of a ute travelling down a long stretch of dirt road in central Australia

New research shows Australia experienced a number of megadroughts in the last 1000 years. We may be underestimating the severity of drought in Australia’s future.

The Gidgealpa floodplain

A new study identifies major environmental concerns for the Lake Eyre Basin rivers, among the most pristine in the world.

An artist's impression of a silicon chip among lights and colours

UNSW engineers have substantially extended the time that their quantum computing processors can hold information by more than 100 times compared to previous results.

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