Science & Tech

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Internationally acclaimed science writer and artist Margaret Wertheim will receive the UNSW Scientia Medal for Science Communication and launch The Best Australian Science Writing 2017 at a special event next week.

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A major study of dingo DNA has revealed the animals most likely migrated to Australia in two separate waves – a find with significant implications for their conservation.

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How do you tackle the problem when you discover that your University's waste contains hundreds of kilos of batteries that could be recycled? That was the question facing UNSW Sustainability.

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Granting Saudi Arabian citizenship to the robot 'Sophia' raises social and ethical concerns that we are not yet ready to manage, writes Hussain Abbass.

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A UNSW-led geological analysis of the site where a 6000-year old human skull was discovered in Papua New Guinea in 1929 has revealed that the person most likely died in a catastrophic tsunami.

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Pharmacies play a larger role in the community than just dispensing medications, writes Helen Dickinson.

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Darren Curnoe answers the question: Where did the first person come from?

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There is no evidence to support the efficacy of any of the 17 most popular "alternative" therapies, writes John Dwyer

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For their work in childhood cancer, oceanography, and solar cell technology, UNSW researchers have won three prestigious NSW Premier’s Prizes for Science and Engineering.

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Reel Life Survey is a 10 year citizen science project that trains volunteer scuba divers to survey marine plants and animals. Madeleine De Gabriele interviewed Adriana Vergés, Graham Edgar and Stewart Frusher.

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