The team solved this mystery with the help of a vacuum chamber, a lot of lasers, and one powerful cosmic reaction.
As the weather warms up, UNSW researchers name some of their favourite bushwalks and the ways citizen scientists can help them by collecting data along the way.
The UNSW scientists observed fewer waterbirds but greater flooding than last year, which they hope will help to offset long-term declines.
We might’ve been under lockdown this year, but science sure wasn’t.
Our brains are wired to recognise faces holistically, but focusing on two standout features can improve performance, a new UNSW study shows.
Research by UNSW academics shows that special treatment of liquid resin used in 3D printing can cause the material to mend itself if it becomes damaged.
Science-fiction books, TV series and movies have often explored the idea of individuals gaining superhuman powers thanks to medical implants – think the Bionic Woman, or the Six Million Dollar Man.
Once-futuristic bionic devices are now a reality, but UNSW expert Dr Michael Stevens says we’re not yet living in a world as portrayed in films and on TV.
After one La Niña, the Pacific sometimes retains cool water which enables a second La Niña to form.
Have La Niña’s storms got your furry friend feeling stressed? A UNSW Sydney animal ecologist gives advice on how to help them – and you – get through the dreary days.