University of New South Wales

Cause of El Nino abnormality found

(Phys.org) —Unusual El Niños, like those that led to the extraordinary super El Niño years of 1982 and 1997, will occur twice as often under even modest global warming scenarios.

Nov 18, 2013
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The business brain

Research in the field of neurofinance is showing that how our brains are wired may predetermine our financial success.

Oct 02, 2013
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Hydraulic chamber tests fish survival

Australia's native fish could stand a better chance of survival when passing through hydropower turbines in major waterways thanks to an innovative mechanical chamber developed at UNSW, which is nominated ...

Sep 20, 2013
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Gender divide hits working from home

Women work from home to take on more childcare duties while men just want to get away from the distractions of the office, according to new UNSW research to be presented today at the Australian Social Policy ...

Sep 17, 2013
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Global warming could change strength of El Nino

Global warming could impact the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO), altering the cycles of El Niño and La Niña events that bring extreme drought and flooding to Australia and many other Pacific-rim countries.

Sep 11, 2013
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The true raw material footprint of nations

The amount of raw materials needed to sustain the economies of developed countries is significantly greater than presently used indicators suggest, a new Australian study has revealed.

Sep 02, 2013
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