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21 March 2023

Our research isn't an argument against cashless gaming reform in NSW

Professor Sally Gainsbury says a key feature of account-based gambling is not removing cash, per se, but requiring gamblers to gamble through an identified account.
21 March 2023

Scientists open door to manipulating 'quantum light'

The way light interacts with matter continues to enthral scientists and the human imagination, both for its theoretical beauty and its powerful practical application in fields like metrology and computing.
15 March 2023

Are we alone? University and EnduroSat join up in search for life among the stars

Led by Professor Peter Tuthill, the TOLIMAN mission to search for planets capable of hosting life around Alpha Centauri has taken a step forward, engaging EnduroSat to take our technology into orbit.
14 March 2023

Culturally diverse people might resist frontotemporal dementia symptoms for longer

University of Sydney researchers who compared people with frontotemporal dementia have found that those born overseas who first spoke a language other than English can tolerate the disease longer before symptoms gain a foothold.

14 March 2023

Sydney researchers honoured by Australian Academy of Science

Researchers Professor Renae Ryan and Dr Rachel Wang have been honoured in the annual Australian Academy of Science honorific awards.
13 March 2023

Avian influenza viruses could spawn the next human pandemic

The next pandemic that cascades through the human population could be caused by a new influenza virus strain concocted in animals, against which humans will have little to no immunity. That's the conclusion of Australian and Chinese scientists who analysed close to five decades of animal influenza records.  

03 March 2023

Sydney academics and alumni awarded 2023 Fulbright Scholarships

From fluorescent nanoparticles to novel quantum sensors in medical imaging, academics and alumni of the University of Sydney have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships.
03 March 2023

Most detailed geological model reveals Earth's past 100 million years

For the first time, scientists have a high-resolution model of how today's geophysical landscapes were created and how millions of tonnes of sediment have flowed to the oceans.
02 March 2023

Ant-Man is only tapping into a portion of the real superpowers of ants

Tiny ants might seem like unlikely inspirations and sidekicks for a superhero, but real life ants have astonishing superpowers that make them formidable allies.

02 March 2023

Tony Weiss to chair Expert Panel of the $40m NSW Biosciences Fund

NSW Government will back startup companies with promising translational technology in biosciences.