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With economic nationalism and isolationism on the rise, what would happen if America only bought American, Australia only bought Australian etc? Professor Tim Harcourt, J.W.Nevile Fellow in Economics at the UNSW Business School, explains.

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A new bill that allows companies to access crowd-sourced equity is just a first step to closing the funding gap for small and medium enterprises, writes Marina Nehme.

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A new documentary highlights the plight of marine animals living among the estimated 5 trillion pieces of plastic rubbish generated by humans, writes Gary Truong.

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Knee-replacement surgery patients who choose rehabilitation at home are no worse off than those who stay in hospital, a UNSW study has found. 

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Why are we so shocked when we, or someone we know, becomes ill? It's time to reclaim sickness as a normal part of life, write Gill Hubbard and Claire Wakefield.

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Sandy the pure desert dingo at three weeks of age. Image: Barry Eggleton

A proposal by a UNSW scientist to study the DNA of a wild-born Australian desert dingo called Sandy has been announced as one of five finalists in the World’s Most Interesting Genome competition.

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Too much control by HR departments in hospitals is leading to disengagement and burnout among staff and a delay in the introduction of improved standards for patient care.

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It may seem like a backward step, but a discovery by UNSW researchers that a new treatment for liver cancer encourages rather than reduces tumour growth provides valuable insight into the complex biology of cancer cells.

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An amphibious blenny fish on Rarotonga: Credit: Chris Fulton ANU

Fish on the South Pacific island of Rarotonga evolved the ability to survive out of water because it helped them escape predators in the ocean, new research shows.

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The blockchain isn't just for Bitcoin transactions. Advertisers can no longer ignore blockchain's huge implications for the world of marketing, write Eric T.K. Lim and Chee-Wee Tan.

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UNSW medical researchers in the Translational Neuroscience Facility are partnering with a drug development company to discover new treatments to limit the damage of traumatic brain injury.

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UNSW's Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law and the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford are formalising a partnership to strengthen vital new thinking on global refugee policy.

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UNSW researchers have investigated the impact of probiotics on gut health and cognitive function, and found they don't always live up to their promise and could even have negative impacts on memory.

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How secure is Australia's food supply?

Food security isn't just an issue for developing countries; in Australia we've already experienced the perils of food shortages. UNSW Canberra's Dr Alec Thornton explains.

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The spins of about 70% of the red giant stars observed in the clusters were strongly aligned in a study by researchers including Dr Dennis Stello.

A study of the internal sound waves created by starquakes, which make stars ring like a bell, has provided unprecedented insights into conditions in the turbulent gas clouds where stars were born 8 billion years ago.