18 November 2022

Six Superstars of STEM

Six of our early career researchers across the sciences have been named as Superstars of STEM in recognition of their scientific research and science outreach.

17 November 2022

$2.2M boost for research equipment and infrastructure

The University of Sydney has been awarded more than $2.2 million in funding for new research equipment and infrastructure.
16 November 2022

A dark stream sheds new light on the life of galaxies

An international team of scientists led by a University of Sydney astrophysicist has discovered evidence the Andromeda galaxy is a cannibal growing through colossal intermittent feasts.

16 November 2022

The evolving human body.

Even today, humans are continually evolving, and lifestyle factors can have a considerable impact on the changes that occur.
16 November 2022

Aposematism; the flashiest form of defence

Aposematism, which is displaying bright colours to communicate bad taste and toxicity between prey and predator, is an effective way to avoid becoming dinner.
16 November 2022

Seeing Infection

Dr Karl talks about our ability to somehow tell if a fellow human is sick, or unwell.
16 November 2022

Sydney researchers ranked among global elite

Around 400 academics from the University of Sydney have been recognised among the best in the world in their fields, from renewable energies and chronic disease prevention to space science.
15 November 2022

Human evolution is disgusting!

The emotion of disgust acts as a ‘behavioural immune system’ to protect us from disease.
15 November 2022

Disentangling the evolved brain from its primitive state

Our human brains have retained their primal counterpart, responsible for instinctual survival responses, and developed a modern neocortex capable of adaptive thought.
10 November 2022

Most detailed map of brain’s memory hub finds connectivity puzzle

The most detailed map ever made of the communication links between the hippocampus - the brain's memory control centre - and the rest of the brain has been created by Australian scientists. And it may change how we think about human memory.