Engineers from UNSW’s Centre for Quantum Computation & Communication Technology (CQC2T) have created a new quantum bit which remains in a stable superposition for 10 times longer than previously achieved, dramatically expanding the time during which calculations could be performed in a future silicon quantum computer.
Women are catching up with men on their alcohol consumption and its impact on their health, according to international evidence collated by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW.
The government’s loss of the Solicitor-General's legal acumen and integrity is only the first blow. More serious is the harm done to the office itself, writes Gabrielle Appleby.
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An art installation celebrating a scientific project to replant forests of seaweed that disappeared from the Sydney coastline in the 1980s is a feature of this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi.
A laser-cut, room-sized metal sculpture referencing reality TV has won a major UNSW prize at this year’s Sculpture by the Sea.
Corruption, climate change and the sometimes violent ramifications of the oil trade will feature in the 2016 Jack Beale Lecture on the Global Environment to be delivered at UNSW in November.
Over 55s with mild cognitive impairment can improve their brain function with high-intensity strength training, a new study has revealed.
Australia needs the vision, evidence-based decision making, process and participation that scientist leaders offer, writes Emma Johnston.
UNSW engineers have created a new quantum bit that remains in a stable superposition for 10 times longer than previously achieved, dramatically expanding the number of calculations that could be performed in a future silicon quantum computer.
Infectious diseases expert Clifford Lane will deliver UNSW Medicine's Dean's Lecture, outlining the challenges ahead to find a cure for the close to 40 million people living with HIV/AIDS.
Since spawning a global craze, Pokémon Go has shed a third of its players. What did the developers do wrong, and what can others learn about keeping gamers happy, asks Mark Humphery-Jenner.
Professor Pamela Hanrahan and Professor Dimity Kingsford Smith are among the experts who will advise the panel investigating ASIC’s enforcement powers.
For The Diary
Can drinking red wine containing resveratrol make you live longer? Perhaps, but you'd have to drink over a thousand bottles a day, writes Lindsay Wu.
A state-of-the-art miniature satellite that will play an important role in developing Australian Defence space capability is ready for launch after passing gruelling tests that simulate the harsh environment of space.
In the unedifying standoff with the Solicitor-General, George Brandis has scored a series of spectacular own goals for his government and the Australian people, writes Gabrielle Appleby.
It's now almost 30 years since Bob Hawke promised to end child poverty by 1990. In the meantime we have seen economic growth deliver rising real incomes to most Australians, yet the pledge remains a distant goal, writes Peter Saunders.
Our inability to lose weight could be related to the trillion or so bacteria and other organisms that colonise our gut, write Margaret Morris and Jessica Beilharz.
The International Criminal Court's sentence against Al-Mahdi for destroying ancient artefacts at Timbuktu sends the right message about the importance of cultural heritage, but it misses a valuable opportunity, write Lucas Lixinski and Sarah Williams.
Many Australians are frightened by the prospect of terrorism on home soil, but statistics show there's little to worry about, writes Greg Austin.
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