Science & Tech

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Rewilding is gaining popularity around the world, as a means to restore ecosystems to their ancient state. But just like Vegemite, Australian rewilding projects need to have a unique flavour.

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Scientists have closed the loop on greenhouse gas emissions by turning carbon dioxide back into coal in a low energy, efficient process using liquid metals as catalyst.

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Scientia Professor Toby Walsh, Human Rights Commissioner Ed Santow and Telstra CFO Robyn Denholm discussed how artificial intelligence is shaping our world at a UNSW Alumni event, Engineering the Future: Q&AI.

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We need to rethink our attitudes to the materials we discard and instead see them as renewable resources, says a UNSW leader in recycling who is taking vital new technology to rural NSW cities next week.

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Even the world’s best available training – used to train police, border control agents and other security personnel – does not compensate for natural talent in face recognition.

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Network providers could revolutionise how they manage changing loads on their networks, making life a lot better for internet users, thanks to technology being developed by UNSW researchers. 

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In less than a century since it was introduced to Australia, the South African beach daisy has drastically changed its appearance – a clear and unusual example of rapid evolution in plants, a new study led by UNSW scientists has shown.

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For many, an attempted hack on Australian political parties seems to have come out of the blue. But cyber measures targeting Australian government infrastructure are the 'new normal'.

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Thin, flexible panels that will revolutionise how we use solar energy are on the drawing board at UNSW.

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Australia has a well-earned reputation as a mining nation. Now we're moving towards mining 'off world', on the Moon.

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