University of New South Wales

Sight for sore eyes (w/Video)

In a world-first breakthrough, University of New South Wales (UNSW) medical researchers have used stem cells cultured on a simple contact lens to restore sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease.

Jun 10, 2009 4.9 / 5 (8) 0

Spider love: Little guys get lots more

Big males outperform smaller ones in head-to-head mating contests but diminutive males make ten times better lovers because they're quicker to mature and faster on their feet, a new study of redback spiders reveals.

Dec 08, 2008 1.9 / 5 (8) 2

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 3.3 / 5 (23) 8

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 4.4 / 5 (9) 7