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Complete Design of a Silicon Quantum Computer Chip Unveiled

A reimagining of today’s computer chips by Australian and Dutch engineers shows how a quantum computer can be manufactured – using mostly standard silicon...
diabetes

The New Research That Could Transform Diabetes Treatment

In the lead-up to World Diabetes Day 2017, newly appointed Associate Professor Samantha Hocking is determined to challenge the one-size-fits-all approach to treatment. Associate Professor...
solar carvideo

UNSW’s Sleek New Solar Car Takes on the World

Sunswift Violet, a sleek four-seat sedan designed and built by engineering students at UNSW, left Sydney on Wednesday on a 4,300 km drive to...
marine plants

Tiny Fighters in Sediments Determine Success of Invasive Marine Plants

Armies of microbes that are invisible to the naked eye battle it out to determine whether exotic marine plants successfully invade new territory and...
battery storage

Power Up

It’s been the missing link in the world’s electricity system for more than a century, and now energy storage is one of the hottest areas...
quantum computing

Flip-Flop Qubits: Radical New Quantum Computing Design Invented

Engineers at Australia’s University of New South Wales have invented a radical new architecture for quantum computing, based on novel ‘flip-flop qubits’, that promises...
quantum computing

Australia’s First Quantum Computing Hardware Company Launches at UNSW

Australia’s first hardware quantum computing company, Silicon Quantum Computing Pty Ltd, has been launched to advance the development and commercialisation of the University of...
galaxiesvideo

Why Massive Galaxies Don’t Dance in Crowds

Scientists have discovered why heavyweight galaxies living in a dense crowd of galaxies tend to spin more slowly than their lighter neighbours. “Contrary to earlier...
drone

Autonomous 3D Mapping Drone Is a Game Changer

An autonomous 3D mapping drone that slashes surveying times from weeks to hours has the potential to save lives and cut costs in many...
dingo fence

Dingo Fence Study Shows Dingo Extermination Leads to Poorer Soil

A comparison of conditions in the outback on either side of Australia’s dingo fence has revealed that extermination of these apex predators affects not...
climate change

A Hard Rain to Fall in Australia with Climate Change

Dorothy Mackellar’s classic view of Australia as a country of droughts and flooding rains is likely to get a further boost with just a...
noroviruses

Three New Noroviruses Cause Gastro Outbreaks Across Australia

UNSW scientists have identified three new strains of highly contagious norovirus that are responsible for a major new epidemic of viral gastroenteritis that has...