Science & Tech

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Space and military law experts from around the world have joined forces to understand how our Earth-bound laws will be applied in times of armed conflict in outer space.

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Information from smart technology in public spaces could soon transform the way such areas are used and also managed.

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The world’s first microfactory that can transform the components from electronic waste (e-waste) items such as discarded smart phones and laptops into valuable materials for re-use has been launched at UNSW Sydney, with the Minister for the Environment, Gabrielle Upton, in attendance.

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A new online tool developed at UNSW will allow property owners to assess the solar power potential of their rooftops.

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The big noses and long faces of Neanderthals may have evolved to ensure that these extremely active extinct humans had plenty of room to breathe.

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As Australia's waste crisis escalates, Professor Veena Sahajwalla today launched the world's first e-waste microfactory which has the potential to reduce the vast amount of electronic waste heading into landfill.

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In a landmark study, scientists have used CRISPR gene editing to introduce beneficial natural mutations into blood cells to boost their production of foetal haemoglobin.

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Scientists from UNSW and Germany are conducting research this week at Wellington Caves as part of an international project to better understand how changes in climate and land use will impact groundwater.

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A unique app, iWitnessed, has been launched by scientists, lawyers and police to assist victims and witnesses record information that can help with convictions and prevent miscarriages of justice.

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Andrew Dempster and Alice Gorman answer strategic questions about the development of Australia's proposed space agency.

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