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polarecosystem
31 July 2013

Slight changes in the timing of the annual loss of sea-ice in polar regions could have dire consequences for ecosystems, by allowing a lot more sunlight to reach the sea floor.

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25 July 2013

Congratulations to this year's successful E&ERC Start-Up Postgraduate Grant awardees. Competition was high this year and thank you to all the applicants.

baba
19 July 2013

In putting the alleged Boston bomber on its cover, a US magazine draws a disturbing parallel between the young man and the sexually attractive "bad boys" of rock 'n' roll, writes Rob Brooks.

fresh
15 July 2013
Dr Robin Beck and Dr Angela Crean, of the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, have been selected as national finalists in the Fresh Science competition.
 
kanga
11 July 2013
Hopping does not help Australian marsupials save energy; instead the physical feat requires the aerobic capacity of a super-athlete, UNSW research presented at a scientific meeting shows.
bite
1 July 2013

A bizarre, pouched super-predator that terrorised South America millions of years ago had huge sabre-like teeth but its bite was weaker than that of a domestic cat, new research shows.

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28 June 2013

The Faculty of Science has performed strongly to help secure UNSW the highest level of funding in the state for Linkage Project grants from the Australian Research Council.

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26 June 2013

After 5 state finals involving 60 young scientists and 15 journalists, 12 national finalists will compete in Fresh Science competition in July.

evolve
26 June 2013

Remnant anatomical features from our caveman days not only provide insights into our evolutionary past, they may not be as useless as once thought, writes Associate Professor Darren Curnoe.

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25 June 2013

Findings by A/Prof Alistair Poore and colleagues suggest climate change may affect how much marine grazers eat, altering the ecology of environments such as coral reefs....

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