University of New South Wales

How the Pacific Ocean leaks (w /Video)

A state-of-the-art ocean model has been used in a new study to conduct the first detailed investigation of oceanic water flow between the Pacific and Indian Oceans via the south of Australia. 

Apr 17, 2012
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Changing climate can affect fish fertility

(Phys.org) -- Warmer water temperatures can greatly increase the reproductive capacity of the widely distributed pest fish species gambusia, or mosquito fish, a new study has found.

Apr 10, 2012
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Single-atom transistor is 'perfect'

In a remarkable feat of micro-engineering, UNSW physicists have created a working transistor consisting of a single atom placed precisely in a silicon crystal.

Feb 19, 2012
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Cutting our carbon footprint

Roofing materials that double as solar panels and can also moderate the temperature of buildings are among the next-generation building products being developed at UNSW.

Feb 13, 2012
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How Twitter fought the floods

Social media is revolutionising disaster management and community building during emergencies, a study into social networking during last year’s Queensland floods has found.

Jan 11, 2012
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Domestic violence not just at home

(PhysOrg.com) -- There is a direct link between domestic violence and productivity in the workplace, with one in five victims experiencing continued harassment from their partners at work, a UNSW study ...

Dec 08, 2011
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