University of New South Wales

Climate: New spin on ocean's role

New studies of the Southern Ocean are revealing previously unknown features of giant spinning eddies that have a profound influence on marine life and on the world's climate.

Sep 09, 2008
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Climate change may boost Middle East rainfall

The prospect of climate change sparking food and water shortages in the Middle East is less likely than previously thought, with new research by an Australian climate scientist suggesting that rainfall will be significantly ...

Aug 13, 2008
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Great white's mighty bite revealed

The bite force of a great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) is the highest known for any living species, according to new research to be published in the Journal of Zoology. This is the first time that scientists have e ...

Aug 04, 2008
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New therapy for HIV treatment

Millions of people world-wide who have contracted a highly resistant strain of the HIV virus could benefit from a new drug to treat the infection.

Jul 29, 2008
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Robots put to work on e-waste

UNSW researchers have programmed industrial robots to tackle the vast array of e-waste thrown out by Australians every year.

Nov 18, 2014
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