Science & Tech

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It is clear what's behind mass fish deaths on the Darling River and the broader destruction of the Murray-Darling river system.

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The speed limit in areas with high pedestrian activity should be reduced to 30 to 40km/hr – rather than Australia’s current 50 km/h, a new study by UNSW scientists recommends.

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CASA says we could have flying taxis operating in Australia within five years. But there are a few hurdles to clear before we see ride sharing happening in the air rather than on the ground.

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UNSW Sydney quantum computing pioneer Michelle Simmons looks back on her time as the 2018 Australian of the Year.

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Don’t fixate on funding cuts and market challenges, UK-born star scientist Michelle Simmons tells Australian peers.

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Over half of the world’s groundwater flows could take over 100 years to respond fully to climate change, new research has revealed.

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Lisa Harvey-Smith has joined UNSW Sydney as Professor of Practice in Science Communication and the Australian government's Women in STEM Ambassador.

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Hundreds of thousands of fish have died in low-oxygen water. Here's what actually happened to the oxygen, and why we might see more deaths in the coming weeks.

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German MPs were outraged they weren't notified they were targets in a cyber attack, which resulted in the public release of mobile phone numbers and credit card information.

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The light of lone stars helps astronomers trace the distribution of dark matter in massive galaxy clusters – thanks to a new method discovered by UNSW scientists.

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