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20 August 2020

UNSW researchers have found their previous discovery of bacteria living on air in Antarctica is likely a process that occurs globally, further supporting the potential existence of...

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13 August 2020

As modern medicine improves, so too does our ability to stave off disease. But can we overcome the most inescapable of afflictions - old age?

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4 August 2020

The average size of a dingo is increasing, but only in areas where poison-baits are used, a collaborative study led by UNSW Sydney shows. 

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31 July 2020

UNSW researchers have linked the burden of humpback whales’ annual migration to depleted microbial diversity in their airways – an indicator of overall health.

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23 July 2020

UNSW Sydney’s last Grand Challenge will focus on how humans can thrive in our contemporary, globalised world.

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17 July 2020

Man-made reefs can be used in conjunction with the restoration or protection of natural habitat to increase fish abundance in estuaries, UNSW researchers have found.

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8 July 2020

New research shows, in a world first, a recreation of the evolution of flowering plants through time - a complete angiosperm 'time-tree'.

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3 July 2020

Half of the world’s tropical plant species may struggle to germinate by 2070 because of global warming, a new UNSW study predicts.

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18 June 2020

Many blennies – a remarkable family of fishes – evolved from an aquatic ’jack of all trades’ to a ‘master of one’ upon the invasion of land, a new study led by UNSW scientists has shown....

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17 March 2020

DNA evidence from the Himba society in Namibia overturns ideas about genetic paternity, and about what it means to be a father.

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