Science & Tech

Dr Anna Wang

National Science Week: Meet UNSW's Dr Anna Wang who is trying to build a cell from scratch.

Fire fighters hose fire

Academic research can shed light on crucial questions about what life on Earth will be like under the most plausible emissions scenarios. And a warning: the answers are confronting.

Cows feeding

UNSW Professor Johannes le Coutre has warned that current food production and consumption cannot continue if we want to reduce world hunger – and help save the planet. 

UNSW is aiming to debunk problematic stereotypes during National Science Week.

Dr Jarryd Pla and Prof. Andrew Dzurak look from behind a transparent screen showing mathematical workings

A decades-old problem about how to reliably control millions of qubits in a silicon quantum computer chip has now been solved.

The STM Kargu attack drone. STM

Like atomic bombs and chemical and biological weapons, deadly drones that make their own decisions must be tightly controlled by an international treaty.

Woman working in front of computer

Studies show the way we remember and process information is greatly affected when we are in isolation.

Close-up of a bandicoot being held

After more than a century, locally extinct bandicoots have returned to Sturt National Park.

Climate Change - Antarctic Melting Glacier in a Global Warming Environment

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released the first part of its major Sixth Assessment Report – UNSW scientists are available for comment.

illustration of computerised globe and scientific symbols floating in front of an actual sunset

An article in the eminent US magazine Science has triggered debate over whether scientists should use climate models. Here’s what you should know about climate models ahead of today’s IPCC report.

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