Ammonia has sustained humanity since the early 20th century, but its production leaves a huge carbon footprint. Now researchers have found a way to make it 100 per cent renewable.
A joint UNSW project will receive $3m to convert paper and plastic landfill waste into construction materials.
Zebra stripes, leopard spots and other patterns discovered on the skin of frozen metal alloys that defy conventional metallurgy.
A UNSW study shows airway bacteria can indicate the health of dolphins and whales – a finding that could benefit endangered species like the northern right and blue whales.
Partially protected marine areas create confusion and don’t meet their broad conservation objectives, UNSW researchers have found.
Engineers and scientists at UNSW Sydney have come up with an ingenious way to get fish past dam walls, weirs and other barriers blocking their migration in Australian rivers.
The tube fishway allows fish to glide past dam walls, weirs and other river barriers, with the potential to revitalise Australia’s ailing freshwater fish stocks.
Overseas travel might be off the table this summer, but why not travel under it?
Eastern Australia's wetlands and waterbirds have partially recovered from the drought – but long-term trends remain concerning, an aerial survey by UNSW researchers has revealed.
Quantum computers, making greenhouse gases useful, COVID-19 infection from droplet spread and water security were some of the most popular engineering stories in 2020.