You could compare election opinion polls to penalty shoot-outs at a World Cup final: there’s huge pressure to get it right and we remember the big misses most of all.
A group of birds that are not usually found in Australia attracted hundreds of birders to a relatively remote town on the north coast of NSW, resulting in a boost to the economy.
A UNSW scientist’s fish farming expertise is helping increase nutrition and provide a steady income, as well as a host of other benefits for people in PNG and Vietnam.
An innovative community beach monitoring program, CoastSnap, is turning average citizens into coastal scientists to help predict coastline changes.
Today marks one of the biggest shake-ups in the history of measurement. But the new standards on how we define units of mass, length, time and so on are not easy to explain.
What makes people more likely to trust a climate change message? If it looks too corporate, it's more likely to fail.
A newly identified mechanism that regulates a particular enzyme could lead to the development of new, cholesterol-lowering drugs.
Trump's new executive order reflects a fear of sabotage, where an enemy such as China or Russia could turn off critical infrastructure like the internet or communications capability.
UNSW sustainability scientists have run their rulers over the major parties' climate policies to determine whether taking action against climate change is more expensive than doing nothing.
Bilbies vs. feral cats – a Hunger Games-style experiment conducted in a South Australian desert has produced fascinating results with important implications for the conservation of our endangered species.