University of New South Wales

Study ties groundwater to human evolution

Our ancient ancestors' ability to move around and find new sources of groundwater during extremely dry periods in Africa millions of years ago may have been key to their survival and the evolution of the human species, a ...

dateSep 10, 2014 in Environment
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Couch gets robotic makeover

( —It's an innovation that adds a whole new dimension to the term "couch surfing". A team of UNSW engineering students has created a robotic couch that can move in any direction and be controlled using an Xbox ...

dateSep 04, 2014 in Engineering
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Atlantic warming turbocharges Pacific trade winds

New research has found rapid warming of the Atlantic Ocean, likely caused by global warming, has turbocharged Pacific Equatorial trade winds. Currently the winds are at a level never before seen on observed records, which ...

dateAug 03, 2014 in Environment
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