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“Sudoku” X-Ray Uncovers Movements Within Opaque Materials

University of Sydney researchers have developed a new x-ray method which involves solving a giant, three dimensional sudoku problem to better understand these granular...
climate change

Tropical Tree Mortality: New Study Reveals Why Trees Die

Scientists have shed light on tropical tree deaths – with results predicted to have important implications for managing forest biodiversity.A study by scientists at...
Low-protein high-carb diet

Low-Protein High-Carb Diet Shows Promise for Healthy Brain Ageing

Low-protein high-carbohydrate diets may be the key to longevity, and healthy brain ageing in particular, according to a new mice study from the University...
gamma-ray-burst

Doomed Star in Milky Way Threatens Rare Gamma-Ray Burst

A star system shrouded in serpentine clouds, named Apep after the Egyptian god of chaos, is about to explode. Sydney researchers say that Apep's...
genetic analysis

UNSW Scientists to Analyse 15,000 DNA Samples from Landmark Aspirin Trial

UNSW Sydney scientists are part of a collaboration to pioneer detailed research into genetic factors that contribute to good health or disease in the...
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The Time Series & Forecasting Symposium (TSF2018)

The Time Series & Forecasting Symposium (TSF2018) is the second annual research meeting of the Time Series and Forecasting Research Group of the University of Sydney Business School.Call...
quantum computersvideo

Quantum on the Edge: Light Shines on New Pathway for Quantum...

In a world-first demonstration of topologically protected biphoton states, physicist Dr Andrea Blanco-Redondo has opened up a pathway to use light to develop a...
Climate Change

Climate Change the Likely Killer of Australian Marsupial Lion

The extinction of one of Australia’s top predators, Thylacoleo carnifex – aka the marsupial lion – was likely a result of changing weather patterns and loss...
blood glucose

Did Eating Starchy Foods Give Humans an Evolutionary Advantage?

Gene AMY1, which kickstarts digestion of starch in the mouth, is associated with blood glucose levels and digestion of carbohydrates, with implications for understanding...
leaf complexity

Radical Call to Overhaul Leaf Biology Models Using 3D Imaging

A global team of researchers, led by scientists from the University of Sydney and Australian National University, has issued a clarion call for biologists...
radio bursts

Australian Research Doubles Number of Known Fast Radio Bursts

Fast radio bursts emit as much energy as the Sun over 80 years in just a few milliseconds. Australian astronomers, including Professor Elaine Sadler...
bone implants

University Team Develops Antibacterial Surfaces for Bone Implants

A University team has found a solution to tackle the infection rate following joint replacement surgery by developing a non-toxic silver nanoparticle plasma coating.A...
Photonic chips

Photonic Chips Harness Sound Waves to Speed up Local Networks

Acoustic noise in chips used to be a nuisance. Now scientists at the University of Sydney Nano Institute have developed a technique to put...
Termite colonies

Termite Colonies Thrive Without Males

Termite colonies have been found to thrive and reproduce without males, new research from the University of Sydney reveals.The findings provide new evidence that...
desalination plant

World-First Major Desalination Field Study Finds Minimal Marine Impact

The results of a world-first major study into the marine ecological impacts of a large-scale water desalination plant have been publicly released.The six-year study...
cane toadvideo

Scientists Crack Genetic Code of Cane Toad

A group of scientists from UNSW Sydney, the University of Sydney, Deakin University, Portugal and Brazil have unlocked the DNA of the cane toad,...
Kidney Disease

Diagnosing Kidney Disease: The Gift That Could Change Lives

Kidney specialist Professor Carol Pollock has been treating Vicki Hanson for more than 20 years. Now Vicki is expressing her gratitude with a donation...
electron microscope

Microscope That Gets to the Heart of Matter

The transition electron microscope can explore matter at the scale of less than 0.06 billionths of a metre helping researchers design materials in renewable...
natural disastersvideo

Empowering Australians with Disability to Prepare for Natural Disasters

A collaboration between the University of Sydney, NSW Emergency Services, and the health and disability sectors is raising awareness of the challenges people with...
losing weight

3 Reasons You Never Have to Diet Again

The battle of the bulge is almost over, says the University of Sydney's Dr Nick Fuller. In his new book, he provides practical advice...