We are connecting ourselves, our homes and our workplaces to lots of internet-enabled devices: smartwatches, smart lightbulbs, toasters, fridges … How to keep all their data private?
Live birth has evolved independently more than 150 times. The underlying biophysical processes all look quite similar, but new research shows they use completely different genetic tools.
Picture this, if you will: Aphantasia can be detected with an eye-opening look into our pupils.
Up to 40 per cent of all jobs now are tipped to be taken over by AI and robots in the next few decades. My grandmother has some advice on how to cope.
A stalagmite in Western Australia has revealed regular, low-intensity fires before European arrival and infrequent, high-intensity fires afterwards.
For Bec West and Reece Pedler, it’s an overnight journey to buy groceries and a 350-kilometre round trip to take the kids to playgroup. But they wouldn’t have it any other way.
Asymptomatic sickle cell disease patients actually lack a tiny part of the genome, UNSW scientists have shown.
From cocoa bean to chocolate block, a millenia-old process is still helping to bring chocoholics the same joy today.
Incremental change is not enough if we want to limit temperature rises to 1.5°C, says the IPCC’s Working Group III, which includes UNSW sustainability expert Tommy Wiedmann.
Humanity is off track to keeping global warming to 1.5℃. But if we pull out all stops, we’ve still got a chance.