Science & Tech

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UNSW has won a first-of-its-kind grant that will maximise Australia’s opportunities in developing a cost-effective hydrogen export supply chain.

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Accelerometers – the motion sensing devices in mobile phones – will be much cheaper to produce in a way that uses much less energy, thanks to new research led by Professor Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh.

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An international research team has identified a new function of Hsp90, one of the most common and studied proteins in the human body. The study has implications for the development of new drugs.

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From the ‘maternal wall’ to the ‘boys’ club’ and beyond the glass ceiling, a group of geoscientists have taken the microscope to their backyard. The results are revealing.

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Popular as gondolas in ski-fields around the world, cable cars are increasingly used for mass transit in progressive cities. Is this the future for Australian cities?

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UNSW Professor Sally Dunwoodie and her team discovered the potential of vitamin B3 to treat a molecular deficiency causing miscarriages and complex birth defects.

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In projects with global significance, particularly in developing countries, UNSW engineers are solving the problem of intermittent energy supply in outback and rural Australia.

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In spite of some recent positive actions, Australia still lacks a comprehensive and long-term plan for the STEM sector.

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The researchers' vision is for direct communication between a wired brain and an external device, an achievement that could revolutionise health care, entertainment and the way humans interact with their environments.

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Scientists will be able to detect cancer earlier from blood samples after advances were made in detecting microRNA molecules using gold-plated nanoparticles.

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