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21 September 2021

What does the US-EU methane pact mean for Australia?

Professor Jun Huang and Dr Shenlong Zhao from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering comment on the joint US-EU methane reduction pact and what it could mean for Australia.
20 September 2021

Male seahorses develop placentas to support their growing babies

Male seahorses incubate their embryos inside a pouch and, until now, it was unclear how embryos breathed inside this closed structure. A new study examines how pregnant male seahorses provide oxygen to, and remove carbon dioxide from, their embryos.
17 September 2021

Brighten your day with these 10 positive stories

Hanging out for some good news? Here are 10 positive news stories you might have missed that could brighten your outlook this weekend.
10 September 2021

University spin-out Gelion to make next-gen batteries in Sydney

Professor Thomas Maschmeyer is turning foundational science into commercial solutions to meet the challenges of the renewable energy transition. And it means high-tech, green jobs in Western Sydney.
09 September 2021

Butterflies feed on live young to steal chemicals for 'wedding gifts'

For the first time, milkweed butterflies have been sighted feeding on live caterpillars - their own species' young. Researchers suggest they do this to increase their supply of mating pheromones.
08 September 2021

Science student’s opportunity to walk with the animals

Volunteer opportunities and a unique student experience at Sydney’s iconic Taronga Zoo have fueled the dreams for one University of Sydney conservation student.
07 September 2021

The University of Sydney secures $8 million in new CRC-P funding

The University of Sydney has secured over $8 million in Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grant funding to develop electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, advance hydrogen storage capabilities and support the nation’s visually impaired communities.
03 September 2021

Hydrogen embrittlement in steel and a cure in atom probe tomography

Add carbon to iron, you get steel. Add hydrogen to steel, you get a potential catastrophe. The condition is hydrogen embrittlement and it has so far resisted all attempts at an answer. Professor Julie Cairney is looking closely at the problem.

02 September 2021

2021 Eureka Prize finalists announced

Two academics from the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medicine and Health have been named as Eureka Prize finalists in recognition of their innovative research into solar-cell technology and 3D imaging.
30 August 2021

CUAVA-1 launches for deployment from International Space Station

A satellite designed and built in Sydney is helping pave the way for Australia's scientific and commercial space industry. Mission leader Professor Iver Cairns is Director of CUAVA.