Science & Tech

Brain-machine interface illustration

Smartbrain technology may be common by the 2040s, says a leading UNSW Sydney biomedical engineering academic.

chatgpt site on a laptop screen

The public release of the chatbot has led to a global conversation about the risks and benefits of AI – a conversation few people were having just a few years ago.

A glass globe with a green background

A range of UNSW experts will be able to comment on key themes relating to COP28, which will be held in Dubai from 30 November to 12 December. 

Aerial shot looking directly down on a river of lava, Iceland

A UNSW Sydney scientist explains what is going on below the Earth’s surface as Iceland braces for a potential volcanic eruption. 

A herd of sheep in the Australian outback

Carbon credits must be scrutinised – and none more so than credits for taking grazing animals off arid rangelands.

Solar farm

Study from UNSW Sydney shows how reducing greenhouse gases and aerosols in the atmosphere will make solar panels more efficient and therefore save the global economy money over the next 70 years.

Along the banks of the Ovens River, part of the Murray-Darling Basin

With the support of the Greens, there’s a chance the ‘Restoring Our Rivers’ Bill will pass. Will it be enough to put the Murray-Darling Basin Plan back on track?

Taylor Swift performing The Eras Tour at Sao Paulo, Brazil.

One fan died and others reported burns at the Swift concert. And we’re going to see similar incidents at future concerns if we don’t start planning for extreme weather.


Two UNSW experts help develop special cake as part of Meals on Wheels 70th anniversary.

The Open AI logo on two devices

It has been an epic backstabbing scene worthy of the HBO drama Succession.