Science & Tech

Wind and solar energy farm

The government's latest energy plans are a failure of logic, and will lock in fossil fuel use for decades.

Phosphene molecules and Venus

Considering what we know about the key ingredients for life's formation on Earth, here are three explanations for how this process may have occurred on our sister planet.

Pink origami elephant on black background

Why is it so hard to control our thoughts? New research led by UNSW Sydney shows suppressed thoughts could be hiding in the visual part of our brains – without us even knowing.

Kris Kilian

 A grant from the US National Cancer Institute will be used to investigate personalised treatment for malignant melanoma.

Planet Venus

The discovery of phosphine in the acidic clouds of Venus can't be explained by any known chemical or geological processes.

Contact lense near eye.

Academics from UNSW Sydney and Uka Tarsadia University have formed a research partnership for drug delivery through contact lenses.

A human hand hovers over a field of wheat

UNSW engineers have invented a soft wearable device which simulates the sense of touch and has wide potential for medical, industrial and entertainment applications.

Using virtual reality to ease nerve-related pain following spinal cord injury.

A researcher from UNSW Sydney and NeuRA will undertake research to investigate whether virtual reality can ease pain following spinal cord injury.

A mulgara outside a burrow

A small, carnivorous marsupial related to the Tasmanian Devil has been reintroduced to a NSW national park, more than a century after being declared extinct in the state.

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