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17 September 2020
The Sydney Morning Herald full article here
13 August 2020

An international team of scientists have recalculated the curves used for radiocarbon dating – a key method for archaeology and environmental science – for the first time in seven years.

23 July 2020

The arrival of humans in the Americas may predate the peak of the last ice age, new research shows.

21 July 2020

UNSW Sydney will celebrate the wonderful world of science with a range of digital events for the 2020 National Science Week.

8 July 2020

As the world warmed from the last ice age, a rise in carbon dioxide levels stalled for nearly 2,000 years. That's always puzzled scientists, but now they think they know what happened.

26 June 2020

A giant marsupial that roamed prehistoric Australia 25 million years ago is so different from its wombat cousins that scientists have had to create a new family to accommodate it.

23 June 2020

New research has shed light on the role sea ice plays in managing atmospheric carbon dioxide levels.

7 May 2020

Hot springs may have been the ‘spark’ that helped organic matter turn into life – these UNSW Sydney scientists have put this hypothesis to the test in New Zealand. 

7 May 2020

Scientists have used the same methods that will soon be used to search for evidence of life on Mars to look for evidence of the earliest forms of life on Earth at a location in South Australia.