Science & Tech

close up shot of a handfish underwater

These tiny fish with oversized hands crawl along the seafloor. They only live in two locations in the world, and they’re disappearing rapidly.

Three power station stacks spew forth smoke at night

Labor has promised a 43 per cent cut in Australia’s emissions by 2030 and a high-integrity carbon credit market is vital to reaching this goal.

Gas being burned on-site via flaring

With a unique metal – osmium, researchers are one step closer to cutting methane wastage.


The initiative will expand the state’s semiconductor industry and grow its potential as a future export market.


The technical breakthrough, announced at an event at UNSW Sydney today, was published in the journal Nature.

lead researcher michelle simmons

Quantum computing hardware specialists at UNSW have built a quantum processor in silicon to simulate an organic molecule with astounding precision.

The project will make seL4 cyber security technology usable in more complex computer systems.

sad woman sitting alone in a cafe excluded from the group

Humans are programmed on an evolutionary level to fear social rejection, but we can learn to deal with it. 

Common Mist Frog (Litoria rheocola)

Do you have any photos of frogs being bitten by flies? Submit them to our study to help in frog conservation.


Might soft corals withstand marine heatwaves better than their reef-building cousins?