Science & Tech

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UNSW Canberra's Professor Greg Austin says that to be prepared for a major war, Australia needs a new cyber military industrial strategy that is independent of the United States.

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UNSW has joined six other universities across NSW to undertake collaborative research to help find solutions to some of Australia’s biggest defence technology challenges.

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A student-designed DNA scaffolding nanostructure that provides new insights into self-assembling biological systems has taken out the grand prize at Harvard University’s annual biomolecular design competition.

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Matthew Hutson, a technology writer and contributor to Science, Newsweek and Wired, will be the second recipient of the Ingenuity Fellowship, UNSW Engineering’s Journalist in Residence Program.

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Australian motorists are rejecting electric cars due to a lack of recharging infrastructure, write Graciela Metternicht and Danielle Drozdzewski.

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The Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing has been awarded to Dr Alice Gorman for her essay on the ancient and modern story of Woomera and the Nullabor Plain.

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UNSW's Toby Walsh has organised a letter from Australia's AI research community to the Australian Government calling for it to support a ban on lethal autonomous weapons.

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Robotics will touch almost every aspect of our lives so we need to prepare for this future and the ethical challenges it will bring, writes Toby Walsh.

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With Australia’s recent election to the UN’s Human Rights Council, the issue of lethal autonomous weapons is even more pressing for the nation to address, writes Toby Walsh.

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UNSW scientists have developed a way to control the shape of polymer molecules so they self-assemble into non-spherical nanoparticles – an advance that could improve the delivery of toxic drugs to tumours.

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