Science & Tech

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.

School of trevally fish swimming

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.

a graphical representation of ocean eddies as seen from a satellite

UNSW researchers have solved the mystery of why and how ocean ‘hotspots’ are forming so fast, by examining the winds that influence the ocean currents heating these areas.

fruits and vegetables

UNSW expert unmasks the truth about superfoods.

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