Science & Tech

A young woman involved in a conversation looks to the side

New research suggests people with autism may not have as much difficulty imagining the thoughts of others as previously believed.

A bushfire in the Australian outback

With last summer’s bushfires largely out of the headlines, has the psychological distance people might feel towards climate change increased?

Aerial view of Murray Darling Junction with flood waters flowing in near Lock 10. Location Wentworth

An independent group of leading Australian scientists, economists and business people including a UNSW academic have released their investigation into whether water reforms have resulted in the flows needed to improve river health. 

Aquaculture farms in the coast of China’s northeast province of Liaonin

The scale of people’s marine intrusion is comparable to that on land, a team of researchers has found.

A Highland wild dog with a golden coat

Dingoes, meet your long-lost cousins: New Guinea singing dogs and Highland wild dogs.

Triangles

What did Pythagoras do with all those triangles, anyway?

UNSW’s School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences building

A new pilot agreement will strengthen UNSW Sydney industry partnerships by opening the door for companies to occupy space on the Kensington campus.

Jill Newby

Associate Professor Jill Newby has received a 2020 Young Tall Poppy Science Award for her work in raising awareness of mental health in the community.

Protest sign reading 'There is no Planet B'

How do we put climate change back on the agenda during a pandemic? Scientists and science communicators helped answer this question during National Science Week.

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