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29 November 2018

Nineteen researchers from UNSW Sydney and its affiliates have been included in the 2018 list of Highly Cited Researchers.

28 November 2018

A mysterious shaggy giant species of rhinoceros – named the Siberian unicorn due to its enormous single horn – turns out to have survived in western Russia until just 36,000 years ago, according to research...

15 November 2018

The Australian Academy of Science’s National Committee for Geography is launching its strategic plan, Geography: Shaping Australia’s Future, in Sydney on...

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1 November 2018

A new study, led by scientists from UNSW Sydney and published in Nature Ecology and Evolution today, suggests that early hominin dispersals beyond Africa did not have to adapt to environmental extremes, such as to arid and harsh deserts.

19 October 2018

The extinction of one of Australia’s top predators, Thylacoleo carnifex – aka the marsupial lion

15 October 2018

During our evolutionary history, what biological elements played a key role in giving us the ability to be musical?

12 October 2018

Dr Ben Shaw has begun an archaeological project in the stunning islands of the Milne Bay Province, otherwise known as the Massim cultural region.

2 October 2018

As climate extremes mount, let's reflect on Victorian London's 'Great Stink' sewage crisis - when things finally became so bad authorities were forced to accept evidence, reject sceptics, and act.

22 August 2018

Australian university students give far more credit than the previous generation to the science of human evolution and far less to creationism or divine guidance, according to a landmark new study.

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8 August 2018

Aboriginal Australians have effectively been on their country as long as modern human populations have been outside of Africa.