Science & Tech

Huawei

Trump's new executive order reflects a fear of sabotage, where an enemy such as China or Russia could turn off critical infrastructure like the internet or communications capability.

Flooded house in Brisbane floods, 2011

UNSW sustainability scientists have run their rulers over the major parties' climate policies to determine whether taking action against climate change is more expensive than doing nothing.

Bilby

Bilbies vs. feral cats – a Hunger Games-style experiment conducted in a South Australian desert has produced fascinating results with important implications for the conservation of our endangered species.

Professor Andrew Dzurak and team

After being the first team to create a two-qubit gate in silicon in 2015, UNSW Sydney engineers are breaking new ground again: they have measured the accuracy of silicon two-qubit operations for the first time – and their results confirm the promise of silicon for quantum computing.

Professor Andrew Dzurak and team

After being the first team to create a two-qubit gate in silicon in 2015, UNSW Sydney engineers are breaking new ground again: they have measured the accuracy of silicon two-qubit operations for the first time – and their results confirm the promise of silicon for quantum computing.

An electric vehicle recharging

UNSW's Gail Broadbent and Professor Graciela Metternicht take a look at Bill Shorten's plan for electric vehicles to make up 50% of all new car sales by 2030.

Dr Gabriel Rau downloads groundwater data from a bore

UNSW Sydney water engineers have revealed that investigating and managing groundwater resources more sustainably can be achieved at lower cost by using existing Earth and atmospheric tidal data.

Ian Jacobs, Donna Green and Matt Thistlethwaite

The Centre will be the first in Australia to deliver a national response to the impact of climate change on health.

Feral cat with dead bird

Feral cats are wreaking havoc on Australia's ecosystems and non-lethal methods aren't enough.

Climate change protest

Politicians are afraid of saying no to Big Coal about new mines like Adani, but it's the future voters still in school they should be more worried about, writes Oliver Kunz.

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