Science & Tech

A wooden bridge in regional New South Wales, Australia

A tiny vehicle equipped with sensors that drives back and forth across bridges to gather safety data could change the way bridges are maintained.

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Megafires like Australia’s 2019/20 Black Summer fires represent an emerging threat to estuarine and coastal ecosystems.

Submarine

Dr Edward Obbard says AUKUS agreement won’t lead to Australia developing nuclear weapons.

Face in shadow where only an eye is visible

Good with faces? New research suggests that your ability might be more akin to piecing together a jigsaw puzzle than taking a photograph.

Cyrille Boyer

Professor Cyrille Boyer from UNSW Engineering has been awarded $2.7 million to conduct ground-breaking research on light-driven manufacturing for 3D printing projects.

a coal processing plant in chinas shanxi province

China is in the midst of a devastating heatwave and drought. Amid an electricity crisis, China has doubled down on coal investments to meet demand.

messaging apps

Unless your messaging app offers end-to-end encryption, your private conversations may be accessed without your consent.

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After the recent electric vehicle summit, Australia is one step closer to a national EV strategy. Here are six elements it will need.

Fire safety test explosion of car in Sydney Harbour Tunnel

A Sydney Harbour Tunnel explosion showcases the work of UNSW researchers using wireless signals and artificial intelligence to more accurately identify dangerous fire situations.

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