Science & Tech

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A discovery that microbes in Antarctica can scavenge hydrogen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide from the air to stay alive in such extreme conditions has implications for the search for life on other planets.

 

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The discovery of a new species of marsupial lion in north-west Queensland provides important insight into what habitats were like in the past, writes Anna Gillespie.

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Water is scarce in the Lake Eyre Basin in the heart of Australia. A new book tells the stories of those who love and rely on the Basin's free-flowing rivers and explains why we must protect this vulnerable river system.

 

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The Antarctic Treaty was signed 58 years ago today, protecting the continent for peace and science.

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Rebecca Keogh and Joel Pearson explore congenital aphantasia – the inability to create visual imagery in the mind's eye.

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Soil health and productivity is declining at unprecedented rates, but a new international scientific approach has been developed for avoiding, reducing and reversing land degradation.

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As part of its inaugural Faculty Showcase Day, UNSW Science held a fun attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as scientists.

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Australia’s first national space mission design facility was officially opened today at UNSW Canberra.

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UNSW is the only institution in Australia to be selected by GE to receive a sophisticated metal 3D printing machine.

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An international workshop will encourage Australians to learn from the United States and China regarding radical new measures for cyber security education.

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